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Taking A cultivate approach to Improve Community Health

Health foundations are increasingly recognizing that their mission is not simply to award grants to deserving nonprofit organizations, but rather to play a catalytic role in improving the conditions that influence health, especially at a population level.

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The Foundation Review Article: How Can Foundations Promote Impactful Collaboration?

A new article examines how foundations can intentionally facilitate effectiveness among collaborative groups.

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Update from the Field: Results of Grantmakers In Health’s 2015 Survey of Foundations Formed from Health Care Conversions

GIH’s Update from the Field provides a fresh, comprehensive profile of foundations formed from transactions involving nonprofit hospitals, health systems, health plans, and other health entities. Health conversion foundations have become a significant force in the philanthropic sector.

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HMSA Foundation

HMSA Foundation aims to serve all the people of Hawaiʻi by lifting up and strengthening powerful community practices that can be emulated or will lead to system changes that have a profound impact on health.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus: How Philanthropy Can Respond

On this webinar, participants heard from experts on how philanthropy can invest in actions to support communities as COVID-19 coronavirus spreads.

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Grantmaker Focus by Peggy Maguire

Cambia Health Foundation

Cambia Health Foundation serves health care consumers and their caregivers across the United States through investments in palliative care program development, workforce capacity, and leadership development.

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2020 Terrance Keenan Institute for Emerging Leaders in Health Philanthropy

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Terrance Keenan Institute for Emerging Leaders in Health Philanthropy. The institute, founded by GIH with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is a living legacy through which Terrance Keenan’s words and deeds will continue to inspire future leaders in the field.

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GIH Launches the Effective Philanthropy Fund

Earlier this year, GIH launched the Effective Philanthropy Fund to to ensure organizational excellence in policies and practices and build the human capital of foundation staff, senior management, and governing boards.

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The Foundation Review Article: How Can Foundations Promote Impactful Collaboration?

A new article examines how foundations can intentionally facilitate effectiveness among collaborative groups.

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Making Their Mark: America’s Health Conversion Foundations (Cover)

Making Their Mark: America’s Health Conversion Foundations

Making Their Mark provides a holistic view of 14 health conversion foundations that goes beyond data. Based on in-person interviews with foundation staff, trustees, and other stakeholders, it highlights each foundation’s distinct character and priorities.

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Grantmaker Focus-Allegany Franciscan Ministries-Nov 2019

Allegany Franciscan Ministries

“In our community-based work, we find ourselves having moved into a position of power that we did not intend, and now have to be more deliberate about transitioning it back to the community it belongs to.”

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Interesting in supporting our work in governance and operations? Many funders choose to do so through the GIH Effective Philanthropy Fund.