In this interactive discussion funders learned more about the status of states’ implementation plans and how health funders can aid states in meeting the ethical and logistical challenges to equitable vaccine distribution during all phases of the vaccination effort.
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.
Implementing a Scalable Strategy for Reducing COVID Infections, Hospitalizations, and Deaths Among Older Adults and Other High-Risk Populations: CV19 CheckUp
On this webinar, a statewide aging director discussed why they adopted the service and a foundation president described how philanthropy is helping to contribute to the widespread diffusion of this innovation.
On this webinar, participants learned more about the state and local fiscal crisis, lessons learned from the Great Recession, key principles for an equitable response, and how state and local advocates are gearing up for the budget battles to come.
In this webinar, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy team reflected on lessons learned, challenges and opportunities presented by different disasters— particularly wildfires, hurricanes and the derecho—and how COVID-19 has framed the response.
Efforts to reduce reliance on the criminal justice system and instead increase access to community-based harm reduction, mental health, and substance use services are underway across the country. This webinar featured a discussion on federal, state, and local efforts to strengthen social safety nets and expand access to effective overdose prevention and harm reduction interventions.
On this webinar, participants learned from experts and advocates in the field about the evolving landscape, including how Medicaid expansion is playing out and how the block grant and work requirement conversation has shifted.
This webinar addressed the unique aspects of response and recovery for a worldwide pandemic, with a focus on international grantmaking to support communities in developing nations.
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.
During this webinar, attendees learned about coverage pathways for testing and treatment, Medicaid strategies that support providers, and state budget considerations.
The COVID-19 pandemic has touched everyone, but the youngest and oldest among us are being disproportionately affected. This webinar explored how these two groups are being impacted by the pandemic – older adults, from a mortality and morbidity perspective, and youth due to a disruption of childcare and education.
Participants learned more about how seriously ill persons and their caregivers are being affected, the short- and long-term repercussions for health access and disparities, the implications for end-of-life care and grieving, and what providers and health systems can do.
This webinar addressed the limitations of governmental responses to the pandemic and how philanthropists can act directly, and act as advocates, for better protections for at-risk populations, including approaches for developing a public policy agenda for philanthropy, based in equity.
Participants learned more about federal funding for state and local health departments, high priority needs within the public health system, and opportunities for effective philanthropic partnerships.
GIH launched a quarterly call series for CEO Working Group on Access and Coverage members to strategize about philanthropy’s role during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The first call occurred on May 18, 2020
On this webinar, participants learned from behavioral health organizations on the frontlines and discussed how philanthropy can respond most effectively and equitably to the behavioral health needs of individuals, health care providers, and vulnerable populations.
Participants joined a candid discussion with health funders and advocates about efforts to mobilize the health sector in support of social justice movements.
This webinar explored place-based grantmaking and the importance of strengthening local communities and organizations to create a new philanthropic and nonprofit landscape, focused on recovery, that prioritizes equity, partnership, and collaboration.
On this webinar, participants learned about ways health funders and community members are leveraging lived experience best practices for equitable outcomes in children and families grantmaking, including in COVID-19 response planning.
Upcoming Events on COVID-19
The 2021 Grantmakers In Health Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy will be held from Tuesday, June 8 to Thursday, June 10, 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.