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2019 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Benet Magnuson

Benet Magnuson of the Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice accepts the 2019 Andy Hyman Award for Advocacy.

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Census 2020 Philanthropic Investments are Innovation in Action

The United States census, taken every 10 years, is vital to the philanthropic and business sectors, government, and communities across our country. The federal government allocates over $800 billion each year to states using formulas that rely on census data like population size and other demographic indicators.

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Cone Health Foundation is Taking the Long View: Public Policy Advocacy

To date, Cone Health Foundation has made grant investments of $86 million, spread over 1,500 grants in four priority areas (access to care, adolescent pregnancy prevention, HIV, and mental health and substance use disorders).

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2019 Fall Forum

2019 Fall Forum

GIH offers programming designed for funders with a strong interest in health policy.

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Issue Focus by Eileen Salinsky Sep 2019

Building an Evidence-Base for Gun Violence Prevention: Research and Data Needs

Gun violence prevention research is woefully underfunded, receiving significantly less research funding and scientific attention compared with other leading causes of death. Using a methodology that calculated expected levels of research investment based on mortality rates, one study estimated that between 2004 and 2015 gun violence received just 1.6 percent of the federal research support projected and had 4.5 percent of the volume of publications anticipated.

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Census 2020 Messaging Testing Results

The 2010 Census missed over 2 million young children, most of which were left off the form by families who responded. Join this webinar to learn more about why families have left children in their households off the census in the past and how to develop persuasive messages to ensure young children are not missed in 2020.

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Census 2020 Philanthropic Investments are Innovation in Action

The United States census, taken every 10 years, is vital to the philanthropic and business sectors, government, and communities across our country. The federal government allocates over $800 billion each year to states using formulas that rely on census data like population size and other demographic indicators.

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EITC Pooled Fund: Lessons on Ideas, Innovation and Impact

Since 2011, Economic Opportunity Funders (EOF) has been working to increase public support for state EITCs through the EITC Pooled Fund (The Fund). We provide a table around which multiple funders can align support to work on an area of mutual interest, and a mechanism by which funders can quickly and collaboratively deploy funding to help meet the needs of the field.

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Census Funder Debrief: Supreme Court Citizenship Question Decision

This webinar was held in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the 2020 Census citizenship question.

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Emergency Briefing on Adding Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census

Participants received an emergency briefing on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

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GIH Events

2019 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Benet Magnuson

Benet Magnuson of the Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice accepts the 2019 Andy Hyman Award for Advocacy.

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