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Missouri’s Public Health Response to COVID

The publication details research that is relevant to strengthening local public health agencies’ and the state’s capacities to respond to future public health crises.

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COVID-19 Community Response: Emerging Themes Across Sentinel Communities

A COVID-19 Synthesis Report, released in July 2021, summarizes the yearlong path that nine of these communities traveled with respect to COVID-19 vaccination, health and well-being, economic recovery, equitable housing, and in-person schooling.

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Public Health Pathways to Preventing Violence

The Community Safety Realized report, developed by the Big Cities Health Coalition and the Prevention Institute, describes how the science and practice of public health and the values of equity and justice can shape a community-driven, multisector approach to safety.

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Latest Resources

Public Health Forward: Modernizing the U.S. Public Health System

The Bipartisan Policy Center, deBeaumont Foundation, and the Public Health Forward Coalition has just released Public Health Forward: Modernizing the U.S. Public Health System, a five-year roadmap for public health. The report provides practical, bi-partisan actions to modernize and repair the nation’s public health system.  Key recommendation for policy makers and public health departments include addressing: financing; data and information technology; workforce; public health laws and governance; partnerships; and community engagement.

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Public Private Partnerships to Strengthen the Public Health Infrastructure

How strong is your organization’s relationship with local health departments in the communities you serve? Do you view governmental public health as an essential partner? How can you best increase and improve support for state and local public health departments? What types of investments are most likely to yield transformative change? As the future of public health hangs in the balance, philanthropic organizations must renew their commitment to governmental public health agencies and reimagine strategies for strengthening these partnerships.

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Missouri’s Public Health Response to COVID

The publication details research that is relevant to strengthening local public health agencies’ and the state’s capacities to respond to future public health crises.

Read More →

COVID-19 Community Response: Emerging Themes Across Sentinel Communities

A COVID-19 Synthesis Report, released in July 2021, summarizes the yearlong path that nine of these communities traveled with respect to COVID-19 vaccination, health and well-being, economic recovery, equitable housing, and in-person schooling.

Read More →
community safety realized report cover

Public Health Pathways to Preventing Violence

The Community Safety Realized report, developed by the Big Cities Health Coalition and the Prevention Institute, describes how the science and practice of public health and the values of equity and justice can shape a community-driven, multisector approach to safety.

Read More →

The Impact of Chronic Underfunding on America’s Public Health System

Trust for America’s Health has released its annual report examining federal, state and local public health funding trends and recommending investments and policy actions to build a stronger public health system, prioritize prevention, and address the ways in which social and economic inequities create barriers to good health.

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Requests for Proposals

New York State Health Foundation: April 2021

Funding is available: Sponsoring Conference Participation in Support of Healthy Food, Healthy Lives; Consumer Empowerment; and Veterans’ Health.

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Requests for Proposals

Montana Healthcare Foundation: April 2021

The call for proposals funds projects that fall within three broad focus areas: Partnerships for Better Health, American Indian Health, and Behavioral Health. To be considered, projects from eligible organizations must meet our selection criteria.

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Funding Opportunities to Reduce Violence

The Alliance for Safety and Justice, a crime prevention and victim support organization, released a report detailing the grant opportunities for community-focused safety and violence prevention as a result of the $1.9 trillion stimulus and COVID-19 relief bill.

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