The association is the world’s oldest, largest and most diverse organization of public health professionals. Through this three-year grant, the association’s Center for School, Health and Education is helping nine school-based health clinics link the education and public health communities to reduce the impact of social conditions that lead to poor health and academic outcomes in at-risk students.
The association promotes education, policies and activities that mitigate current and future losses, costs and human suffering caused by flooding, and protects the natural and beneficial functions of floodplains without causing adverse impacts. A grant enables an association staff member to assist the White House Council on Environmental Quality with the implementation of recommendations developed by a special task force to advance national climate resilience and preparedness.
The nonpartisan investigative news organization works to enhance democracy by revealing abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of trust by powerful public and private institutions. A two-year grant supports the center’s high-impact reporting on environmental and health issues and their implications for vulnerable communities.
The center identifies causes of racial inequity at a systems level and works with partners to promote equity and fairness. It is using a two-year grant to develop model policies and support pilot programs to bring community-driven energy-efficiency and renewable-energy projects to low-income communities.
The advocacy organization focuses on building consumer advocacy to impact health care policy. Assisted by a three-year grant, Community Catalyst is developing and implementing a Community Benefits Scorecard in six cities to help community members, advocacy groups and hospital systems work collaboratively to improve population health and strengthen the role of anchor institutions in low-income urban communities.
The foundation works to transform the practice of public health by supporting projects that build workforce capacity, improve infrastructure and advance information and data sharing. Through a two-year grant, it is serving as the administrator of the BUILD Health Challenge (a collaborative with the Robert Wood Johnson, de Beaumont and Colorado Health foundations and the Advisory Board Co.), an initiative to increase the number and effectiveness of hospital/community/public health collaborations that improve population health and promote health equity.
The legal-aid organization works to protect civil rights, promote tribal sovereignty and alleviate civil legal problems for people who live in poverty in the southwestern United States. Through a three-year grant, five sites will be added to DNA’s medical-legal partnership program, which leverages medical-legal collaboration and direct legal advocacy to reduce health disparities and improve outcomes for low-income Native Americans.
The national network of organizations seeks to advance environmental sustainability by transforming the energy-efficiency sector and to foster greater economic opportunity by creating high-wage jobs and revitalizing local economies in metropolitan regions. Assisted by a two-year grant, the collaborative is developing the business model for engaging large anchor institutions, such as universities and hospitals, as catalysts in strengthening climate resilience within their communities.
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.
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 organization works to promote international giving, raise awareness of global development issues and instill greater understanding of the field of global philanthropy. This grant supports the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, which encourages the sharing of best practices by sustainability directors representing North American communities, and strengthens the network’s focus on equity and diversity considerations in urban sustainability.
The national membership organization for professional private- and public-sector grantmakers for arts and arts-related activities seeks to support arts funders and to strengthen and expand the field of arts philanthropy. A three-year grant enables Grantmakers to fund professional development programs, conferences, publications and research that advance the use of philanthropic resources on behalf of arts and culture.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.