GIH program staff is on-hand to help staff and trustees of foundations and corporate giving programs with questions related to health and philanthropy. Our strategic guidance services include:

GIH offers various opportunities for funders to receive strategic guidance from program staff, experts, and peers.

Technical Assistance

GIH program staff is on-hand to help staff and trustees of foundations and corporate giving programs with questions related to health and philanthropy.

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Peer Review

GIH’s Peer Review process engages an experienced team of foundation leaders who bring “outside eyes” to consider the strategy and operations of another foundation.

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GIH E-Forums are designed to help health funders share best practices and connect with peers on the issues and challenges that matter most.

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Funding Partner Directory

GIH's Funding Partners provide both unrestricted and program support for our activities. Philanthropy Support Partners work together with GIH to serve the field of health philanthropy.

Grantmaker Profiles

Find out more about grantmaker profiles to learn about the history, vision, and giving of your philanthropic peers.

Trustee Resources

Browse trustee-tailored content related to governance, strategy, and effectiveness.


GIH awards are designated to individuals who have made innumerable contributions to the fields of health and health care.

Terrance Keenan Institute for Emerging Leaders

The Terrance Keenan Institute is a professional leadership development opportunity for health philanthropy’s next generation leaders.

Funder Networks

GIH Funder Networks help funders with similar interests connect.

Philanthropy Jobs

Senior Policy Analyst

The Senior Policy Analyst will be responsible for developing, leading, and conducting research projects including data analysis and preparing briefs and policy analysis in collaboration with other KFF staff.

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Investment Manager – Marketable Investments

This position works directly with the Chief Investment Officer, and as part of a small team, in the oversight and management of the Foundation’s Managed Investment Portfolio, a global diversified portfolio of public and private investments. The Investment Manager will assist in the due diligence, selection, and monitoring of investment opportunities.

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Senior Program Director – Health Equity

Grantmakers In Health is looking for a dynamic Health Equity professional who enjoys delving into pressing health issues and designing programs that help the staff and trustees of foundations and corporate giving programs advance their missions and improve health outcomes for all.

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Director of Community Grants

The Director of Community Grants Program will review and recommend grant proposals, manage active grants, complete grant reports, outcomes, and seek out and identify opportunities to advance The Research Foundation’s grant funding priorities in furthering the mission, vision, and guiding principles.

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President and Chief Executive Officer

The incoming President has an opportunity to extend the Foundation’s record of leadership, bold vision, and innovation in improving the health and wellness of Northern Virginians. The President is the chief spokesperson and strategist for the Foundation, setting a framework for achieving better health outcomes through grantmaking for social safety net nonprofits, directed research, and participating in key partnerships, committees, and boards.

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