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Funder Support for Health Care Transformation

This infographic summarizes the responses to a Grantmakers In Health funder poll, conducted October 2022, on how philanthropy is supporting health care transformation efforts, especially those concerned with improving quality of life, coordinating complex care, and taking patient preferences into account.

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Looking Around the Corner: (Re) Imagining Power for a Healthy and Just California

A report prepared by the USC Equity Research Institute for The California Endowment summarizes a forward-looking project to envision what we can collectively achieve if we invest in movements.

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SASH: Health Equity Begins at Home

A decade ago, primary care practices and housing non-profits in Vermont partnered to reduce chronic conditions among older adults and younger adults with a disability in collaboration with the state’s Blueprint for Health. Today, as an extender of the Blueprint, Support and Services at Home (SASH), which supports healthy aging in place, is helping to advance health equity in the state.

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What Can Be Done About Disparities in Birth Outcomes? Follow The BIPOC Leaders

There has long been a movement of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) birth and reproductive justice leaders addressing the impact of racism and oppression on pregnant and birthing people and their families. Their work has galvanized funders and policymakers to focus their efforts on ending the inequities in birth outcomes, opening up a national conversation about advancing community driven solutions to our country’s perinatal health crisis as well as creating opportunity for change within philanthropy.

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Requests for Proposals

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation: January 2023

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation announced a call for proposals for its two responsive grantmaking programs: Special Initiative and Catalyst Funds.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina: January 2023

A recent external evaluation and new report from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation, “Centering Equity in Grantmaking,” has identified several successes as well as lessons learned related to the foundation’s efforts to center equity and to design a grantmaking process that is inclusive and accessible.

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Promoting Health Equity and Combating Racism Through Health Policy

Not every foundation is comfortable with trying to affect health policy.

Nevertheless, for philanthropies committed to promoting health equity, shaping governmental action at every level is a powerful tool that deserves close examination.

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Impact Investing Opportunities to Advance Water, Health, and Equity

A new report from the Environmental Policy Innovation Center and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation outlines ways that philanthropy can use strategic investments to help ensure that drinking water is safe for all.

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Connect With Funder Peers on Health Equity

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