Health, Housing, and Community Development: Aligning Ideas and Priorities

On this audioconference, funders learned about HUD’s approach to creating sustainable communities, which marks a shift in the agency’s spending, policies, and programs.

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Frameworks for Transforming Systems and Improving Health Outcomes

This audioconference provided an overview of the Triple Aim framework for integrative and transformational change, which was launched under the former leadership of Don Berwick at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

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“Where the Rubber Meets the Road” and the Affordable Care Act Fund

On this GIH audioconference, Robert Phillips from The California Endowment, Sara Kay from The Nathan Cummings Foundation and Karen Quigley from Community Catalyst discussed both the report and the Fund and ways that foundations may want to consider them in their work and funding decisions.

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The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act: A Briefing for Funders

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which covers all federal child nutrition programs (including school meals) and helps ensure that children from low-income families receive healthy food, has been signed into law. This webinar served as an update to the related webinar GIH held before passage, and included a briefing on what is in the bill and ways for funders to support implementation, fill gaps, and otherwise promote child nutrition.

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IOM Report on the Future of Nursing

This GIH webinar explored key messages framing the most recent IOM report’s recommendations. Presenters reflected on how foundations can act on specific recommendations as well as provide support for implementation efforts at the local, state, and national level.

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Developing State-Level Healthy Food Financing Initiatives: New Examples from California and New York

Building on Pennsylvania’s well-established Fresh Food Financing Initiative and the federal government’s recently launched Healthy Food Financing Initiative, California and New York have developed similar programs in their own states to offer tax credits, below-market rate loans, loan guarantees, and grants to organizations providing healthy foods to under served communities.

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Adapting to Change in the Political Landscape of State Government

Results of the recent election have significantly altered the political map for state governments. This audioconference considered the implications of these political shifts for health policy and explored how health funders are responding to changes in the political landscape.

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Health Reform & Medicaid: Opportunities to Improve Behavioral Health

This webinar examined opportunities to improve behavioral health.

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HRSA’s New Prevention Center for Healthy Weight and Healthy Weight Collaborative

On this Webinar, funders learned about the wide variety of opportunities available to collaborate with HRSA, from identifying promising practices, to convening, to funding.

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Reaching Out to Business (Part Two)

Participants conversed on how best to craft partnerships with the business community, invest in outreach to employers, and tailor messages about the benefits of health reform.

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Reaching Out to Business (Part One)

This GIH Webinar provided a brief overview of the Affordable Care Act as it relates to small, medium, and large businesses. Presenters explored opportunities and challenges that the new law presents for the business community, as well as strategies to further educate employers about health reform and how businesses stand to benefit.

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The Mental Health Impact of Intimate Partner Violence

On this webinar, Carole Warshaw and Terri Pease of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health presented culturally relevant and trauma-informed strategies for responding to survivors who are experiencing the mental health effects of domestic violence and other lifetime trauma, with a special emphasis on the role of grantmakers.

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What Effect Will the Affordable Care Act Have on Women’s Health?

This GIH audioconference provided a brief overview of the ACA as it relates to women’s health.

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How Early Influences Can Affect Later Outcomes

On this call, funders learned more about key issues related to mental health in early childhood.

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Improving Women’s Health from Communities to Care Settings

The 2010 GIH Fall Forum was held from November 9-10, 2010 in Washington, D.C.

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Fall Forum Plenary & Reception: On-the-Ground Washington Update on the Progress of Health Reform

The 2010 GIH Fall Forum was held on November 9, 2010 in Washington, D.C.

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Advocacy for Impact – Guiding Grantees to Success

This interactive session explored approaches to determining which advocacy efforts compliment a foundation’s theory of change, guiding nonprofits in the development of plans for successful advocacy, and assessing the soundness of an advocacy strategy presented in a proposal.

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Taking Action to Address Disparities through Health Reform

This webinar examined how funders can address health disparities through health reform.

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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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