General Resources

The National Academy for State Health Policy’s COVID-19 Action Center

The National Academy for State Health Policy’s COVID-19 Action Center offers a wealth of information on how states are tracking and responding to the coronavirus pandemic including COVID-19 data collection by race and ethnicity; updates on state testing capacity, contract tracing programs, stay-at-home orders, and re-openings; and Medicaid and CHIP strategies to protect coverage.

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Reopening Is an Opportunity to Rethink and Rebuild

As we reopen our communities and think about long-term recovery plans, we should also consider how to redesign our systems to achieve better health for everyone. Philanthropy has a vital role to play in this process.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) COVID-19 website provides data, guidance, and resources on the evolving situation.

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Latest Resources

Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation: 2020 Census Funder Survey Report

The Census Subgroup and Funders Census Initiative have surveyed their funder networks to document how philanthropic institutions and the organizations they support are adjusting their work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Reopening Is an Opportunity to Rethink and Rebuild

As we reopen our communities and think about long-term recovery plans, we should also consider how to redesign our systems to achieve better health for everyone. Philanthropy has a vital role to play in this process.

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Requests for Proposals

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) RFP: May 2020

PCORI is accepting applications for up to $30 million in funding to support innovative, high-impact, COVID-19-related studies that strengthen the understanding of different approaches to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on individuals, communities, healthcare providers, and healthcare systems; and provide evidence to inform clinical and public health responses, decision making, and planning.

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Views from the field by Howard Nochumson

COVID-19: The Eleventh Plague

In a time of crisis, the usual response of the philanthropic world is to focus on the provision of direct assistance. While such a response is admirable in most crisis situations, COVID-19 presents new challenges that may call for us to go against that initial impulse.

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Views from the Field by Frances G. Padilla

Philanthropy’s Role in Health Justice, Before and After COVID-19

So many people here in Connecticut and across the country live deep beneath the affluent surface. This virus, like the infrared technology, has highlighted the fault lines in our fragmented health care system through which many of them are falling.

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Connect With Funder Peers on COVID-19

Interested in exchanging strategies, information, and questions with your funder peers? Sign up for GIH E-Forums.

Get Involved

Interested in learning more? Contact Kate Treanor.

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