Upcoming Meetings

2022 Fall Forum

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.

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GIH Events

Birth Equity Funders’ Summit: It’s Time for Collaborative Action on Birth Equity

Join us for a free-to-attend, action-oriented national convening focused on informing and mobilizing funders concerned about birth equity. The Birth Equity Funders’ Summit will take place October 25-27, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia, following the Mom and Baby Action Network (M-BAN) Summit on October 24 and 25.

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2023 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy

We are excited to announce that the 2023 GIH annual conference: Advancing Philanthropy’s Commitment to the Long Game, will be held on June 7 – 9 in Minneapolis, Minnesota at Hilton Minneapolis.

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All Past Meetings

2022 Annual Conference Strategy Session Highlights: Advancing LGBTQI+ Health Equity

Admiral Rachel Levine opened a special strategy session discussing the acute health needs of LGBTQI+ communities, recent threats to LGBTQI+ equality and well-being, and promising philanthropic strategies to secure LGBTQI+ health equity. Levine’s remarks are excerpted here.

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Public Health After COVID-19: What’s Our North Star?

The closing plenary highlighted the public health challenges that have gone unaddressed while our attention has been focused on COVID-19, what we need to do to rebuild the public health system, and how to address our critical workforce needs in the wake of the pandemic.

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Divided We Stand: Misinformation, Mistrust, and Our Inability to Solve Our Health Challenges

This important plenary discussion delved into the misinformation crisis affecting public health, the public’s increasing mistrust of expertise, and how we can navigate and bridge our nation’s growing divides.

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LGBTQ and Racial Equity: Two Sides of the Same Coin

This plenary covered recent policy threats affecting LGBTQ and BIPOC communities and explored how philanthropy can help build alliances that change systems and advance health equity for all.

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Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy and the Andy Hyman Award for Advocacy 2022 Recipients

This special plenary luncheon honored the winners of GIH’s 2022 awards: Janice B. Yost and Evelyn Delgado.

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Advancing Equitable, Quality Care for People with Serious Illness

This dynamic conversation explored the challenges people with serious illness face in receiving quality care, why addressing these needs is critical to achieving health equity, and where there are opportunities for philanthropy to chart a better path forward.

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2022 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy

The 2022 Grantmakers In Health Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy will be held June 27-29 virtually and in Miami Beach, Florida. The GIH Annual Conference is the best place to meet up with the bright minds, seasoned experts, and innovative practitioners working in health philanthropy today.

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Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health

Grantmakers In Health, the National Rural Health Association, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were pleased to convene the Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health meeting on June 2 and 3, 2022.

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Aligning Foundation Communications to Restore Trust in Public Health

Communications professionals connected for a series of candid, confidential, and unscripted discussions designed to strengthen our alignment and explore the potential for collective action.

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Philanthropic Action for Children’s Health Equity

Nemours Children’s Health and Grantmakers In Health cosponsored convening where health funders explored how best to align efforts with federal partners and other grantmaking institutions across the country. Participants considered collective and strategic actions designed to improve health equity for children, families, and communities.

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Upcoming GIH Meetings

Learn more about upcoming GIH meetings by visiting our event calendar.