The public-health intermediary has been engaged in plans to redevelop New Orleans’ devastated communities in ways that address not only the primary-care system, but also the environmental and social determinants of health. Grant funding for the Orleans Neighborhood Health Implementation Plan assists residents in building a sustainable community of healthy neighborhoods.
The alliance uses research, organizing, coalition-building, policy advocacy, and communications to achieve its mission of transforming the economy and the environment. This three-year grant supports the implementation of a Clean Trucks Program at the Port of Long Beach to address port-traffic issues, alleviate air pollution, and improve residents’ health.
Headquartered in Oakland’s inner city, the federally qualified community health center provides primary medical, dental, and other health care services and education to low-income and minority residents, and serves outlying areas through 10 satellite and school-based clinics as well as three licensed pharmacies. This funding represents the final payment of a multiyear strategic-development planning grant and a challenge grant totaling $1,140,000.
Since 1982, the free clinic has provided health care and social services to low-income, uninsured residents of Washtenaw and Western Wayne counties and surrounding areas. The construction of a new clinic, with challenge-grant assistance, consolidates existing programs into one location, revitalizes the local neighborhood, and improves health care access for marginalized groups.
The health care provider offers a wide spectrum of medical services to individuals in Metro Detroit and serves as a center for education and medical research. Challenge-grant funding supports several capital improvement projects at the Main Hospital, including the expansion of SMART rooms, the build-out of new surgical suites, and the upgrading and renovation of specialty centers.
The nonprofit public-health organization’s Asthma Regional Council, a coalition of 75 New England government, community, academic, and health groups, is addressing environmental contributors to pediatric and adult asthma. This two-year grant for the council’s Healthy Homes Promotion Project completes the development of a business case for healthy homes reimbursement for health insurers, and also implements a regional healthy homes demonstration.
Through its network of community-based health centers and school clinics, HealthNet provides affordable health care to more than 42,000 underserved residents, including many low-income, uninsured, and underinsured families. This challenge grant helps to fund the renovation and expansion of the Southwest Health Center, providing patients with a more comprehensive neighborhood care facility.
The nonprofit educational organization serves as a resource center for grantmakers and others seeking expertise in and information on health philanthropy. This grant is being used to create a “Mission Investing Guide,” a primer for health-focused foundations that are new to the field of mission-related investments.
The nonprofit educational organization serves as a resource center for grantmakers and others seeking expertise and information on the field of health philanthropy. This grant funds our annual membership in Grantmakers and helps to support the organization’s efforts to strengthen the grantmaking community’s knowledge, skills, and effectiveness.
The university is home to the National Health Policy Forum, a nonpartisan organization that offers federal health policymakers high-level, unbiased information and analysis on key health-policy issues. This two-year grant supports the forum’s programming in the areas of health-insurance expansions and market reform, public health and safety-net institutions, and determinants of health and well-being.