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Updated National Equity Atlas

Using an entirely new content delivery system, the atlas has an enhanced focus on the gaps between growth and equity and is a comprehensive resource for data to track, measure, and make the case for racial equity and inclusive prosperity in America’s regions, and states, and nationwide.

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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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Philanthropy’s Role in Addressing Neighborhood Conditions That Shape Health

Philanthropy’s Role in Addressing Neighborhood Conditions That Shape Health

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.

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The Urgent Need for Nature During and After COVID-19

Mounting research, combined with our personal and professional experience, suggest that improving equity in access to greenspace may help combat health inequities. Access to safe, nearby nature must be prioritized as critical public health infrastructure and not just an amenity for a few.

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Hiding in Plain Sight: Care Challenges for Older Adults Living with HIV

Unless you fund an AIDS-serving organization or have a personal connection, this may surprise you, but HIV/AIDS has quietly undergone a metamorphosis, and it is time for health funders to take a fresh look.

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GIH Bulletin: April 2020

Philanthropy has a critical role to play in ensuring that health disparities are acknowledged and addressed during this crisis and throughout the recovery process.

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Achieving Health Equity is Possible, and Philanthropy Can Help Lead the Way

Philanthropy has a critical role to play in ensuring that health disparities are acknowledged and addressed during this crisis and throughout the recovery process. Health foundations are uniquely positioned to respond to COVID-19 and can deploy a wide range of resources in their communities.

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GIH Events

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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views from the field by Octavio Martinez

Behavioral Health Equity in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 is unmasking our shortcomings, gaps, disinvestments, disparities, inequities, and discrimination towards each other. Because COVID-19 is now so pervasive, this unmasking is playing out in multiple arenas simultaneously. One of the major ones is behavioral health.

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Who Will Pay for Partnerships that Address Social Determinants of Health?

Relationships between health care institutions and networks of community-based organizations can improve health outcomes, but what does it really cost, and who should pay?

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Nonprofit Quarterly: COVID-19: Using a Racial Justice Lens Now to Transform Our Future

In a commentary published today by Nonprofit Quarterly, PRE’s Lori Villarosa issued an urgent call to all grantmakers who have expressed solidarity with nonprofit partners during the Covid-19 global pandemic: act now now with an eye towards an equitable and just future by approaching rapid response grantmaking with a racial justice lens.

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Views from the Field by Bob Atkins & Dan Hart

Principles for Engaging Youth as Partners to Build Healthier Communities

One way to tackle today’s upstream health challenges and create tomorrow’s civically-engaged residents is to make youth part of the solution.

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