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Addressing Secondary Traumatic Stress: Philanthropy’s Role in Fostering Grantee Resilience

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees recently conducted a national research study on models and promising practices in addressing secondary traumatic stress. The full report and funder summary provide an important review of the field and recommendations on how funders can best support grantee organizations.

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Funder Approaches to Trauma and Resilience

Survey Results and Implications for Health Philanthropy

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Healing Justice Guidance to Philanthropy During COVID-19, the Uprisings, and Beyond

Funders for Justice Healing Justice Strategy Group members recently released strategic guidance for funders on how to incorporate a healing justice lens into grantmaking.

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Defeating the Deadly Double: Depression and Diabetes

Inadequate access to mental health services, diabetes, and obesity are the top-ranked critical service gaps in virtually all community health needs assessments conducted by local health departments and nonprofit hospitals throughout Virginia. Diabetes and depression are also among the top three conditions treated in Virginia’s health safety net organizations.

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From Citizen-Led Ballot Initiative to Community-Centered Solutions for Mental Health and Substance Misuse

Our mission is to address Denver’s mental health and substance misuse needs by growing community-informed solutions, dismantling stigma, and turning the community’s desire to help into action. In less than one year of operation, we have funded 41 organizations and five City agencies and provided $17.3 million in funding to the Denver community.

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Addressing Secondary Traumatic Stress: Philanthropy’s Role in Fostering Grantee Resilience

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees recently conducted a national research study on models and promising practices in addressing secondary traumatic stress. The full report and funder summary provide an important review of the field and recommendations on how funders can best support grantee organizations.

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Views from the field by Nevada Littlewolf, Kris Rhodes, and CoCo Villaluz

20 Years of Progress – Two Tobacco Ways in Indian Country

In order to respectfully and effectively address the harmful epidemic of cigarette smoking among American Indian adults, ClearWay Minnesota listened carefully to Native communities and adopted a model that focused on the dangers of commercial tobacco use while honoring the traditional healing traditions of tobacco. This model is referred to as the “two tobacco ways” framework and serves as an instructive illustration of how context is important in addressing health disparities and heath equity across communities.

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Funder Approaches to Trauma and Resilience

Survey Results and Implications for Health Philanthropy

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Trauma and Resilience Funding Infographic

To better understand how philanthropic organizations are supporting work related to trauma and resilience, GIH surveyed its Funding Partners in February 2020. The survey results have been compiled into a summary infographic that details primary focus areas, key strategies, and challenges and opportunities in the field.

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Healing Justice Guidance to Philanthropy During COVID-19, the Uprisings, and Beyond

Funders for Justice Healing Justice Strategy Group members recently released strategic guidance for funders on how to incorporate a healing justice lens into grantmaking.

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Mental Health and Substance Use State Fact Sheets

Kaiser Family Foundation recently released national and state-level data on mental health both before and during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bi3 Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care

Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care Best Practices and Learnings

A new resource from GIH Funding Partner, bi3, shares best practices and lessons learned from their integrating behavioral health into primary care grant initiative.

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Connect With Funder Peers on Behavioral Health

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