Investing in Inclusion: The LGBTQ+ Community & the Census 

Participants learned about how key gaps in federal data collection have left advocates, policymakers, researchers, and others without critical insights into disparities, opportunities, and the effectiveness of interventions designed to advance equity for LGBTQ people.

Birth Equity Funders Summit: Aligning Strategies to Advance Equitable Birth Outcomes

Marriott Marquis Chicago 2121 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

This summit, designed exclusively for funders, provided comprehensive strategies, tools, playbooks, and deep learning opportunities, while fostering immediate implementation and collaboration. Acknowledging the underrepresentation of professionals from ethnically marginalized backgrounds, including BIPOC grantmakers, we supported, empowered, and created a safe space for these voices. Participants took away tangible insights and clear expectations for advancing equitable birth outcomes.

2024 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy

Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center 375 NE Holladay Street, Portland, OR, United States

The 2024 GIH annual conference, Bold Results Through Courageous Action, was held on June 4 – 6 in Portland, Oregon. Every year, GIH brings together the bright minds, seasoned experts, and innovative practitioners working in health philanthropy.

Beyond Grantmaking: How Aligned Funder Action Can Get Results

Join the Lead Funders Action Network (LFAN), a Health and Environmental Funders Network (HEFN) funder collaborative, for an enlightening webinar that traces the evolution of our collaborative investments into a robust federal policy campaign. Initiated in 2017 with support from the JPB, Joyce, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundations, LFAN has been strategically navigating the complex landscape of childhood lead poisoning prevention, which impacts over 500,000 children in the U.S.

NCOA Age + Action 2024

Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia 1700 Richmond Highway, Arlington, VA, United States

On May 7, 2024, Grantmakers In Health (GIH) and Grantmakers In Aging (GIA) cohosted a funders-only meeting at the National Council on Aging’s Age + Action 2024 conference. The session, “Driving Change through Public-Private Collaboration,” focused on bridging connections between the public and private sectors to improve the health and well-being of older adults in the U.S.

Responsible and Equitable Use of Artificial Intelligence by Foundations

Participants joined this discussion to learn about the collaborative process that resulted in this first version of the framework and to gain a deeper understanding of the framework's design principles and how they foster equity, transparency, and responsible AI adoption.

Harm Reduction in Housing Justice: Values, Policy, and Services

This facilitated discussion will explore how harm reduction measures—both shelters and drug-specific policies—fit within the broader values of housing justice and will provide practical guidance for funders working at the intersection of health and housing.

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