Funder Briefing and Conversation: USDA Summer Meals 2024

Leaders from the field convened for a special funder briefing with opening remarks from Cindy Long, Administrator of Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, to learn more about these new programs and to discuss how philanthropy can play a pivotal role in partnering with USDA to reduce childhood hunger during the summer months.

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Roundtable Discussion for Health Funders’ Policy Staff

Join this informal roundtable discussion to connect with your peers, explore pressing issues, and share your experiences collaborating with philanthropic liaisons in state government. 

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Roundtable Discussion for Health Funders’ Policy Staff

Participants joined this informal roundtable discussion to connect with your peers, explore pressing issues, and share your experiences to engage communities in setting funders’ policy priorities.

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Roundtable Discussion for Health Funders’ Policy Staff

Participants joined this informal roundtable discussion to connect with their peers, explore pressing issues, and share their experiences communicating with state legislators and other policy makers to advance policy change.  

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Philanthropy and Public Health: Building Strong Partnerships for Healthy Communities

Participants joined APHA for a webinar on the strategies that philanthropic organizations use to improve population health and support the nation’s public health system.

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State Strategies for Health Care Workforce Recruitment and Retention

Participants joined this webinar to learn more about innovative state policies to promote health care workforce recruitment and retention and explore ways philanthropy can advance these policies at the state level.

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2024 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy

The 2024 GIH annual conference, Bold Results Through Courageous Action, was held on June 4 – 6 in Portland, Oregon. Every year, GIH brings together the bright minds, seasoned experts, and innovative practitioners working in health philanthropy.

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Building Public Support for a Robust and Equitable Care Infrastructure: Lessons from the Care Economy Narrative Change Landscape Snapshot

Leaders in the field launched a new report supported by the Care for All with Respect and Equity (CARE) Fund and developed by Asset Funders Network, Disability & Philanthropy Forum, Early Childhood Funders Collaborative, Economic Opportunity Funders, Grantmakers In Aging, and Grantmakers In Health on the care economy narrative change landscape in the U.S. Coming together for the first time across issues and constituencies represented by this diverse range of PSOs. Participants discussed the evolving landscape of narrative change efforts across the care economy, lessons being learned by practitioners and funders, and potential opportunities for further learning and action.

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Bias in the Health Care System: Part Two

Participants joined this webinar to discuss their work in supporting equitable treatment in the health care system, the successes you have seen, and the challenges you have encountered.

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Bias in the Health Care System: Part One

In this webinar, panelists discussed the state of research on provider biases, potential intervention strategies to increase awareness of biases in clinical encounters, and areas where more research is needed to advance equity in health care.

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Roundtable Discussion for Health Funders’ Policy Staff

Participants joined this informal roundtable discussion to connect with their peers, explore pressing issues, and share their experiences collaborating with other funders to advance policy change.

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Roundtable Discussion for Funders with Less Than $30 Million in Assets

Participants joined this informal networking session to talk with their peers about effective ways to advance narrative change without costly media-based investments.

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Building Support for WIC: Opportunities for Philanthropic Advocacy

This session gathered experts from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, the National WIC Association, and 1,000 days to explore why increasing WIC participation is vital to improving maternal and child health outcomes in the U.S.

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It’s Time to Move: Physical Activity as Medicine

Participants learned of the current achievements and milestones, the important next steps, and opportunities for philanthropy to lead the effort to integrate physical activity into America’s healthcare system. Speakers included Liz Joy of Sequelae and Lore Health, Cassandra Stish of Welld Health, and Laurie Whitsel of the American Heart Association. 

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Census and Redistricting: Past, Present, and Future Roles for Health Funders

Participants joined this webinar to explore lessons from the 2020 census and redistricting cycle, learn about current opportunities to advance equity, and prepare for future challenges requiring the collaborative engagement of health funders.

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Power Sharing: Redefining Power Dynamics in Communities, Health Care Systems, and Philanthropic Practices

After this session, participants walked away with (1) concrete examples of power-sharing at multiple levels (community, health care systems, and philanthropy), including the obstacles and challenges to doing this well, and (2) practical tools for funders to start or continue their own power-sharing journey.

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Member Meet Up: The Next Wave in Creative Aging

Participants joined this informal networking session to talk with their peers about innovative, creative aging initiatives that can improve the well-being of older adults and their communities. 

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Addressing Health-Related Social Needs Using a Social Justice Lens to Advance Health Equity 

Participants learned practical approaches to supporting collaboration among health and non-health care organizations to address social drivers of health across diverse contexts, how confronting structural racism through payment reform can address social drivers of health, and how philanthropic investments can advance policy to promote greater health equity. 

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2023 Rural Health Philanthropy Partnership Meeting

Participants will have the opportunity to connect with one another, share ideas, and discuss how combined efforts can produce better outcomes for rural communities.

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Advancing Age-Friendly Public Health: Learnings from Michigan and Mississippi

Participants learned about efforts in Michigan and Mississippi, where the Age-Friendly Ecosystem is expanding and partnerships are flourishing.

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Upcoming Events on Population Health

Firearm Violence Prevention Learning Community: The Role of Health Care Providers and Systems

This virtual convening of the Learning Community focuses on the role of health care providers and systems in firearm violence prevention efforts and ways health philanthropy can support this work.

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Better Health for All: The Role of Philanthropy in Advancing Health Equity – Online Workshop 3

Are you interested in learning about the current challenges in health philanthropy and social justice? Do you want to ensure authentic community engagement in your initiatives? Join us for this special virtual series and uncover how we can collectively move towards an inclusive approach to health philanthropy.

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Better Health for All: The Role of Philanthropy in Advancing Health Equity – Online Workshop 2

Are you interested in learning about the current challenges in health philanthropy and social justice? Do you want to ensure authentic community engagement in your initiatives? Join us for this special virtual series and uncover how we can collectively move towards an inclusive approach to health philanthropy.

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