Upcoming Events

At the moment, we don't have anything planned specifically related to healthy eating/active living but see our upcoming events for lots of great programming.

Latest Resources

‘Digging In’ to Create a Healthy Agriculture System

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (SAFSF), a Grantmakers In Health (GIH) Philanthropy Support Partner, recently released their first documentary film, Digging In, in partnership with Masika Henson, Nathan.works, and Vatheuer Family Foundation. The documentary aims to help funders understand how land access, consolidation, and climate change affect U.S. agriculture, which are all factors that impact health and equity. To learn more about the creation and inspiration behind the film, GIH conducted the following Q&A with SAFSF’s Executive Director Clare Fox.

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Reports

MetroWest Health Foundation: November 2023

The MetroWest Health Foundation released the 2023 Community Health Needs Assessment. The report provides updated health and demographic data that can be used to inform the work of local government and community health and social service programs within the 25-MetroWest communities served by the foundation.

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Case Study Examines Early Learnings in Using Medicaid Payments for Food is Medicine

A new resource commissioned by the Fair Food Network examines the early learnings from the Healthy Opportunities Pilots effort in North Carolina to use federal 1115 Medicaid Demonstration Waiver funding to scale and sustain community-based implementation of a combination of produce prescription programs, medically tailored meal programs, and nutrition education.

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Grantmakers In Health Position Statement: Nutrition Security in the 2023 Farm Bill

Grantmakers In Health firmly believes a Farm Bill that prioritizes a wholistic approach addressing both the roots causes of nutrition insecurity and the immediate needs of communities is of paramount importance to health and can lead to better health for all.

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Grantmakers In Health Statement on the 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

Grantmakers in Health President and CEO Cara V. James issued the following statement after attending the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health on Wednesday, September 28, 2022:  “Grantmakers In Health (GIH) was pleased to participate in the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. We applaud the administration for bringing together a…

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Reports

New York Health Foundation: September 2022

Learn about the findings from the first-ever statewide survey on the connection between food and health.

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Task Force Releases Report to Inform White House Conference

Authored by the Task Force on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, “Ambitious, Actionable Recommendations to End Hunger, Advance Nutrition, and Improve Health in the United States” offers policy recommendations and actions to advance the goals of the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health to end hunger, improve nutrition, and reduce diet-related diseases in the United States by 2030.

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Letter to President Biden Offers Support and Recommendations for the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

Organizations in philanthropy sent a letter to President Biden in support of the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. This letter outlines four recommendations for the Administration and federal agencies to adopt leading up to and following the conference.

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Requests for Proposals

New York Health Foundation: August 2022

Funding is available through a New York Health Foundation (NYHealth) Request for Proposals (RFP): Sponsoring Conference Participation in Support of Healthy Food, Healthy Lives; Consumer Empowerment; and Veterans’ Health.

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