Featured Resources

Funder Toolkit on Climate, Health, and Equity

To help health funders meet this critical moment, GIH partnered with seven philanthropy support organizations to develop a funder toolkit on climate, health, and equity. The toolkit offers an overview of the current funding landscape, hubs of collaboration, and resources available by issue focus, geographical region, and impacted populations.

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Climate Change, Health, and Equity: Action Steps for Health Philanthropy

Climate change is one of the biggest health and equity issues of our time. The scale of climate change can be daunting, and some may think of the issue as the sole responsibility of federal, state, local, and tribal governments—however, philanthropy has an essential role to play.

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Climate Change, Health, and Equity Survey Findings: Gaps, Needs, and Opportunities

Climate Change, Health, and Equity Survey Findings: Gaps, Needs, and Opportunities

This report summarizes the findings of a fall 2019 survey on the landscape of climate change, health, and equity funding and organizational work. The survey’s purpose is to add to the understanding of the resource gaps, needs, and opportunities in this critical and expanding field.

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Latest Resources

Views from the field by Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter

What Will Our Philanthropic Racial Equity Legacy Be?

I have worked in philanthropy for over a decade—and believe we are at a pivotal time in our field’s history when taking action for equity is our only option in our quest for a just future.

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Views from the field by Chiara Smith

The Illusion of Inclusive Workspaces and the Psychological Safety of BIPOC Colleagues

When thinking about equity and justice, funders should ask themselves if we are operating from an authentically inclusive space—or under the illusion of inclusion.

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Views from the field by Tc Duong

Say What You Want – Putting Racial Equity Front and Center in COVID-19 Funding

It is undeniable that violence, threats of violence, and discrimination contribute to toxic stress and social isolation on a community level—and these factors are connected to negative health outcomes.

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One Year Later

For us, 2020 was defined by two watershed moments: the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the day the world learned George Floyd’s name. More than a year later, here is what we have learned.

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Views from the field by Edgar Villanueva

Funding Justice is the Only Path to a More Equitable Future

Our philanthropic giving shapes both our leaders and our future. Investing in racial justice is the only strategy to get to a more just world.

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Funder Toolkit on Climate, Health, and Equity

To help health funders meet this critical moment, GIH partnered with seven philanthropy support organizations to develop a funder toolkit on climate, health, and equity. The toolkit offers an overview of the current funding landscape, hubs of collaboration, and resources available by issue focus, geographical region, and impacted populations.

Read More →

Making Data Accessible for Small Communities

Just as health disparities disadvantage people of color and those of less financial means or educational attainment, so does data inaccessibility. Launched in 2018, the City Health Dashboard addresses the problem of data inaccessibility for cities and communities.

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Climate Change, Health, and Equity: Action Steps for Health Philanthropy

Climate change is one of the biggest health and equity issues of our time. The scale of climate change can be daunting, and some may think of the issue as the sole responsibility of federal, state, local, and tribal governments—however, philanthropy has an essential role to play.

Read More →

From Hate to Health

It is undeniable that violence, threats of violence, and discrimination contribute to toxic stress and social isolation on a community level—and these factors are connected to negative health outcomes.

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Connect With Funder Peers on Health Equity

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Get Involved

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