From sidewalks to toxic stress, evidence shows where people live has a greater impact on health than medical care, behavior, or genetics. As funders move upstream, there is increased interest in supporting efforts to build healthy places. This scan of the field explores how grantmakers are addressing neighborhood factors that shape health such as housing, community development, the built environment, and transportation.
The consistent and compelling evidence on how social determinants shape health has led to a growing recognition throughout the health care sector that improving health and health equity is likely to depend – at least in part – on mitigating adverse social determinants.
To improve the health and well-being of communities oppressed by racism and white supremacy, advocates for justice need to challenge some deeply held cultural assumptions, values, and practices.
Mark your calendar to attend the 2020 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy, Creating a Healthy Tomorrow, in Minneapolis, Minnesota from June 17-19.
Grantmakers In Health (GIH) invites you to attend a one-day meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, to discuss philanthropy’s role in addressing maternal mortality disparities.
Many health care organizations are beginning to screen patients for needs related to the social determinants of health and are seeking to establish referral relationships with community partners in order to address these needs.
Health, Housing, Equity, Race and Power Funders Convening will be held on February 25-26, 2020, at The California Endowment in Oakland, California.
What is the true cost of living for older adults? Join us for a conversation about the Elder Index: a tool that measures the income older people need—every county and state in the country—to meet necessary expenses for housing, health care, food, transportation, and other essentials while staying independent in their own homes.
In this podcast, Abigail Echo-Hawk discusses some of the innovations being developed in tribal communities, how disruptions to indigenous food systems influence individual health, and the opportunities for philanthropy to partner with tribal communities.
Over the last year, Public Private Strategies conducted research funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to better understand opportunities for philanthropy to engage small business in advancing a “Culture of Health” and to uncover ways to effectively and efficiently engage small business