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Stanford Social Innovation Review: Healthy Eating, Active Living

This Grantmakers In Health supplement to the Stanford Social Innovation Review provides a snapshot of the latest thinking from health funders, researchers, and advocates on healthy eating and active living (HEAL) and healthy communities.

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State of Obesity

The State of Childhood Obesity collects the best-available data on childhood obesity rates, synthesizes and makes recommendations on key policies to prevent obesity, and highlights stories of action from across the country.

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New Recommendations for What Young Kids Should Drink

Research shows that what children drink from birth through age five has a big impact on their health – both now and for years to come. The nation’s leading health organizations agree that for most kids, the recommendations can help to set children on a path for healthy growth and development.

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Latest Resources

How HEalht Funders Approach HEAL Infographic

Healthy Eating/Active Living (HEAL) Funding Infographic

This survey provides valuable insights into how and where funders are directing their resources and the perceived challenges to continued funding of the issue.

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healthy drinks healthy kids

New Recommendations for What Young Kids Should Drink

Research shows that what children drink from birth through age five has a big impact on their health – both now and for years to come. The nation’s leading health organizations agree that for most kids, the recommendations can help to set children on a path for healthy growth and development.

Read More →

State of Obesity

The State of Childhood Obesity collects the best-available data on childhood obesity rates, synthesizes and makes recommendations on key policies to prevent obesity, and highlights stories of action from across the country.

Read More →
SSIR-healthy-eating-active-living-cover

Stanford Social Innovation Review: Healthy Eating, Active Living

This Grantmakers In Health supplement to the Stanford Social Innovation Review provides a snapshot of the latest thinking from health funders, researchers, and advocates on healthy eating and active living (HEAL) and healthy communities.

Read More →
GIH Events

Dollar Stores’ Growing Impact on Local Food Environments

This webinar discussed the expansion of dollar stores and how funders might start to address the challenges that they present.

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Boosting Philanthropic Investment in Healthy Food in Tribal Communities

Tribal communities in America receive only about a half percent of all philanthropic giving, and the total dollar amount of grantmaking in these communities by large philanthropic foundations actually declined by 29 percent ($35 million) from 2006 to 2014 according to a report by First Nations Development Institute. Additionally, only a small portion of those grant dollars go to Native-controlled organizations.

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What’s Coming Up in 2019 for GIH and Health Philanthropy?

In 2019, there are several trends we will be following. These trends show that, in general, funders are grappling with the changing environments of service delivery, health in communities, and organizational effectiveness.

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