Featured Resources

Supporting Health Care and Community-Based Organization Partnerships to Address Social Determinants of Health

Supporting Health Care and Community-Based Organization Partnerships to Address Social Determinants of Health

Increasingly, health systems, providers, and payers recognize the significant influence that social factors such as housing, food insecurity, employment status, and transportation have on well-being and health care spending.

Read More →
gvp infographic thumbnail

Gun Violence Prevention Infographic

Gun violence is a public health crisis in the United States, with approximately 120,000 Americans injured or killed by guns each year. GIH surveyed Funding Partners in June 2018 to explore investments in gun violence prevention and found that health funders who support gun violence prevention efforts are investing in a wide range of prevention strategies, including support for high-risk populations and policy advocacy. The survey results have been compiled into a one-page summary infographic.

Read More →
Catalyzing Anchor Institutions to Invest in Healthy Local Economies

Catalyzing Anchor Institutions to Invest in Healthy Local Economies

Health care is uniquely positioned to serve as an anchor sector because of its evolving mission toward more holistically addressing community and well-being, its stable role as one of the largest, community-rooted employers, and its mostly nonprofit and public status.

Read More →

Latest Resources

GIH Events

Creating Healthy Opportunities in North Carolina

Join this webinar to learn more about North Carolina’s experiences implementing the initiative and the role of health funders in supporting the success of this groundbreaking work.

Read More →
GIH Events

Supporting Sustainable Networks of Community Based Organizations to Improve Health

This webinar will explore early learnings from the ARCH initiative’s efforts, including emerging payment models, challenges encountered, and promising practices.

Read More →
GIH Events

COVID-19 Response in the Primary Care Safety Net

On this webinar, participants learned about how primary care providers are addressing the pandemic, key challenges they are facing, and ways philanthropy can best support response and recovery efforts.

Read More →
GIH Events

COVID-19: Past Epidemics and Vulnerability — Lessons for Funders Today

On this cosponsored webinar, participants discussed what history teaches us about vulnerability during epidemics, what philanthropy can do now to help reduce vulnerability, what the medium and long-term recovery needs are going to be, and ​potential next steps for philanthropy.

Read More →

Navigating the Impact of COVID-19

Current events are a reminder of how much our world is changing, and how essential it is that we come together to achieve better health at home and around the world.

Read More →
GIH Events

Roles for Funders in Supporting Community Resource Referral Platforms

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.

Read More →
GIH Events

COVID-19 Coronavirus: How Philanthropy Can Respond

On this webinar, participants heard from experts on how philanthropy can invest in actions to support communities as COVID-19 coronavirus spreads.

Read More →
National, state, and local public health officials; aging experts, advocates, and service providers; and health care officials came together to discuss how public health could contribute to an age-friendly society and improve the health and well-being of older Americans

Creating an Age-Friendly Public Health System: Challenges, Opportunities, and Next Steps

National, state, and local public health officials; aging experts, advocates, and service providers; and health care officials came together to discuss how public health could contribute to an age-friendly society and improve the health and well-being of older Americans.

Read More →

Get Involved

Interested in learning more? Contact Eileen Salinsky.