Grantmakers In Health is pleased to convene the Terrance Keenan Institute alumni network for a dialogue exploring how health funders are investing in people, becoming more creative about the roles foundations can play, and rethinking risk.
This meeting will feature an update on and discussion of federal priorities and opportunities for public-private partnership to improve nutrition security. The meeting will feature Kumar Chandran, Senior Advisor – Nutrition, in the Office of the Secretary at USDA.
Each fall, GIH offers programming designed for funders with a strong interest in health policy. These meetings, collectively known as the Fall Forum, are an excellent opportunity for funders with a strong interest in health policy to get up-to-speed on current issues, interact with leading thinkers, and connect with their grantmaking peers.
All Past Meetings
This session, the third in the series Designing a Roadmap for a Post COVID-19 Recovery Centered on Health Equity, is designed to stimulate new thinking and identify strategic actions that can be taken to advance health equity and racial equity as the nation rebuilds after COVID-19.
During this fourth conversation in the GIH leadership series on rural health, we learned about key resources available for rural communities through the American Rescue Plan. Including large federal funding programs that are seeking applications, or will be rolled out in coming months.
This session, the second in the series Designing a Roadmap for a Post COVID-19 Recovery Centered on Health Equity, was designed to stimulate new thinking and identify strategic actions that can be taken to advance health equity and racial equity as the nation rebuilds after COVID-19.
This meeting focused on the current state of food and nutrition incentives, with a particular emphasis on the impact of the pandemic and the future of these interventions. The meeting featured Oran Hesterman, Noah Fulmer, and Katie Jones of Fair Food Network.
Tim Putnam, Chief Executive Officer of Margaret Mary Health, and Justin Maxson, Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture discuss embedding rural issues into equity conversations, in a conversation moderated by Nashville Health Founder and Chairman, Senator Bill Frist.
Carolyn Wang Kong, Chief Program Director of Blue Shield of California Foundation, accepts the 2021 Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy. Tiffany Hall, Executive Director of Recover Alaska, accepts the 2021 Andy Hyman Award for Advocacy.
Arthur Evans, Jr., American Psychological Association, discusses the need for a new behavioral health paradigm at the GIH annual conference, Building a Just and Equitable Future.
Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director of UPROSE, discusses climate change, health, and equity at the GIH annual conference, Building a Just and Equitable Future.
Mona Hanna-Attisha, Founder and Director of Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, and Tony Iton, Senior Vice President for Healthy Communities of The California Endowment discuss reprioritizing public health in a conversation moderated by Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust President Laura Gerald.
Marcella Nunez-Smith, Chair of the White House COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force, discusses how to center equity in pandemic response and recovery at the GIH annual conference, Building a Just and Equitable Future.