Better Health, Stronger Democracy explored how health funders are promoting civic engagement, protecting voter rights, and engaging in post-census electoral redistricting.
Each fall, GIH offers programming designed for funders with a strong interest in health policy. These meetings, collectively known as the Fall Forum, are an excellent opportunity for funders with a strong interest in health policy to get up-to-speed on current issues, interact with leading thinkers, and connect with their grantmaking peers.
This webinar featured a timely status update on census response, advocacy, and litigation efforts to ensure a fair and accurate census, and to discuss funding strategies to evaluate and address the quality of the data.
During this webinar, participants learned more about the importance of addressing gun violence in the midst of a global pandemic and how we can ensure safe and healthy communities now and long after the virus runs its course.
This webinar featured state practitioners who shared how COVID-19 and the Census Bureau’s adjusted operational timeline are impacting 2020 Census outreach. Participants learned what these shifts mean in terms of immediate needs for census organizations’ programs, operations, and staff; explored creative approaches to reach historically undercounted communities; and discussed how census engagement can support long-term capacity building.
Participants joined a candid discussion with health funders and advocates about efforts to mobilize the health sector in support of social justice movements.
On this webinar, participants learned about the practical strategies philanthropy can use to advance access to palliative care in their states and communities.
This webinar focused on messages that resonate within historically undercounted communities, based on recent focus groups and online messaging testing.
The 2010 Census missed over 2 million young children, most of which were left off the form by families who responded. Participants in this webinar learned 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.
On this webinar, participants discussed strategies to engage and build partnerships with the business sector in support of the 2020 census. Presenters shared resources, approaches to census engagement, and insights into how to mitigate potential barriers, with a focus on Get Out the Count.
This webinar featured results of messaging research conducted by the Arab American Institute. During this webinar, attendees learned about: the methodology used by the Arab American Institute, the findings of their message testing, and recommended messengers and messages.
This webinar featured results of messaging research conducted by the National Congress of American Indians. During this webinar, attendees learned about:
the methodology used by the National Congress of American Indians, the findings of their message testing, and recommended messengers and messages.
The Funders Census Initiative presented the latest briefing in its series on census messaging results, in partnership with the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup.
This recording of the webcast from the first day of the 2018 GIH Fall Forum reviews upcoming census activities and shares practical strategies for philanthropic involvement.
The Funders Census Initiative presented the second in a series of briefings on census messaging results developed in partnership with the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup.
Upcoming Events on Advocacy Strategies
The 2021 Grantmakers In Health Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy will be held virtually from Tuesday, June 8 to Friday, June 11, 2021. The GIH Annual Conference is the best place to meet up with the bright minds, seasoned experts, and innovative practitioners working in health philanthropy today.