The nonpartisan organization is dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and elevating disease prevention to a national priority. It is using a two-year grant to develop and disseminate policy recommendations and identify funding opportunities that support the advance of a population health agenda at the national level.
The foundation acts as the fiscal agent for the Convergence Partnership, a major collaboration of leading national health foundations that drives policy and environmental changes to address disparities and promote healthy people in healthy places. This two-year grant, awarded jointly by our Health and Arts & Culture program teams, supports the partnership and its initiatives to improve the built environment and food systems.
The consortium of officers who direct local health departments in southeastern Michigan facilitates the delivery of health services throughout the area. This grant underwrites the final grantee convening of the Advancing Safe and Healthy Housing Initiative and funds program evaluation of the national demonstration project for an additional six months.
Through its diverse programs and projects, the institute addresses emerging public health issues and solutions and fosters innovation to meet today’s most significant public health challenges. The institute’s Regional Asthma Management and Prevention Program is using a two-year grant to develop and implement healthy-housing policies and financing models and to incorporate health equity into California and Bay Area freight-transportation plans.
Through its diverse programs and projects, the institute addresses emerging public health issues and solutions and fosters innovation to meet today’s most significant public health challenges. A grant supports the deputy director position of Let’s Move!, a national campaign fiscally sponsored by the institute and championed by first lady Michelle Obama to solve the problem of childhood obesity and foster healthier living for families.
The nonprofit organization provides project-implementation and intermediary services to the philanthropic sector for public-interest projects focused on conservation, global health, education, music and the arts and other areas. This grant covers membership dues and annual conference support for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders, the funder affinity group on equitable food and agricultural systems fiscally sponsored by the New Venture Fund.
The coalition of national and community-based organizations seeks to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by ensuring that people living with HIV disease have access to quality, affordable housing. A three-year grant supports its work to develop and advance state Medicaid strategies to fund housing and supportive services as core components of health-delivery systems for homeless and transient individuals.
Headquartered in Oakland’s inner city, the federally qualified health center provides medical care and support services to low-income and minority residents at 31 sites in three counties. With grant assistance, La Clinica is co-piloting and evaluating Just Health, a model medical-legal partnership in school-based health centers that is designed to reduce disparities in health and educational outcomes for low-income students and families.
The consulting group offers financial management advice and capacity-building services to nonprofit organizations and foundations. A grant underwrites project management support for the Indiana Primary Health Care Association and the Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association during the rollout of the Strengthen, Transform, Adapt and Replicate initiative to undergird selected community health centers.
The social-change communications agency serves nonprofits, foundations and companies seeking to impact behavior, advance policy, build communities and transform thinking. Through this grant, Fenton is continuing to provide communications and media assistance to the Moving Forward Network, a coalition of environmental-justice organizations working to mitigate the harmful health effects of freight transport on vulnerable communities around major ports and transportation facilities.