The organization provides capacity-building programs and services for individual nonprofits and the nonprofit sector. In 2001, Third Sector and other coalition members of the Early Childhood Funders’ Collaborative launched the BUILD initiative, which is using this grant to develop plans for a Center for Health Equity and Young Children that links early childhood systems and the population health field.
The public research university is dedicated to the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of the global society. Through a three-year grant, the UCLA Center for Healthier Children and Nemours Health & Prevention Services are launching the Accelerating Population Health Innovation for Families and Communities, a national initiative to drive transformative changes in community-centered health systems.
Nemours seeks to enhance the quality of health and health care for children by providing education programs, shaping policy decisions and encouraging wellness development. Through a three-year grant, Nemours and the UCLA Center for Healthier Children are launching the Accelerating Population Health Innovation for Families and Communities, a national initiative to drive transformative changes in community-centered health systems.
The nonprofit corporation fosters healthy, safe homes for children by engaging in research, reporting, training and policymaking on housing-related health issues. A three-year grant enables the center to support and advance programs, policies and partnerships that reduce disparities and increase access to safer, healthier living environments for families.
The internationally recognized, nonpartisan research and education center works to strengthen environmental protection by improving law and governance worldwide. Through a two-year grant, the institute is collaborating with the Children’s Environmental Health Network to advance policies that improve environmental conditions in child care facilities and reduce children’s exposure to pollutants.
The nonpartisan organization partners with stakeholders throughout the health care sector to maximize the number of uninsured and underinsured Americans who enroll in health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Funding supports a national Get Covered campaign to inform and mobilize individuals who are eligible for coverage through private market plans and Medicaid.
The organization’s efforts to promote social-service innovation include the City Project, which uses land-use planning strategies, policy and legal research and community organizing to address environmental disparities and to increase access to natural places for urban communities. Community Partners’ Los Angeles Food Policy Council is using this three-year grant to implement the Good Food Purchasing Policy program, which promotes local economies, environmental sustainability, valued workforce, animal welfare and nutrition to improve regional food systems.
The national organization provides high-quality, affordable advisory and lending services to nonprofit community health centers seeking to finance capital projects that expand community-based health care. Assisted by this grant, Capital Link is developing the business plan and technical specifications for a national data set of financial and operational benchmarks and metrics that would enable Federally Qualified Health Centers to improve their operations, leverage best practices and attract financial support.
The organization influences policy, mobilizes communities and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. The forum participates in the National AANHPI ACA Implementation Collaborative, which is using this grant to coordinate a 16-state campaign to educate Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders about the Affordable Care Act and their eligibility for new coverage options, and to facilitate their enrollment in health insurance plans.
The organization encourages and empowers individuals to serve as catalysts for progressive change in social justice and ecological restoration. Assistance from a two-year grant supports East Yard Communities for Environment Justice in promoting full, authentic community participation in public-policy decision-making about transportation and goods movement that affect population health.