The nonprofit lender and real estate consultant is dedicated to strengthening nonprofit organizations and the communities they serve. This two-year grant enables IFF to offer financing and services to expand community-health centers in Wisconsin and Indiana.
Over 25 years, the center has grown from a neighborhood clinic to a metropolitan facility offering medical and dental care to patients, a majority of whom are minorities, uninsured, or on Medicaid. This two-year grant strengthens and expands the medical services provided to vulnerable populations and helps the center meet increased demand.
Established in response to the 1986 worldwide farm crisis, the institute works locally and globally to develop policies and best practices that ensure food, farm, and trade systems are fair and sustainable. A two-year grant advances the institute’s efforts to reform the nation’s food system by developing and promoting a more equitable and healthy model.
Established in response to the 1986 worldwide farm crisis, the institute works locally and globally to develop policies and best practices that ensure food, farm, and trade systems are fair and sustainable. Funding supports a comprehensive analysis of the current food system and its impacts on people’s health and the physical environment.
Since its founding in 1977 by noted futurist Alvin Toffler, the institute has developed reports on the future of public health, education, climate change, the information revolution, and many other subject areas. Funding enables the institute to focus on the future of primary care by creating forecasts for key factors, gathering expert opinions, holding workshops, and developing alternative scenarios.
Since its founding in 1977 by noted futurist Alvin Toffler, the institute has developed reports on the future of public health, education, climate change, the information revolution, and many other subject areas. Funding supports a review and assessment of how community health centers address the social determinants of health and advances new forecasting models for leveraging these key factors in the future.
The 40-year-old community-based organization provides child care, youth programming, family support, and senior services to the multiethnic, working-class Ironbound neighborhood adjacent to Newark’s waterfront. This two-year grant strengthens collaborative efforts to phase out dirty diesel trucks and bring a Clean Trucks policy to ports in New Jersey and New York.
The organization promotes sustainable, equitable agricultural and food systems and manages a multiyear project to develop grassroots leadership in food policy. A three-year grant supports an Eat4Health fellowship program to improve the capability of local leaders from underserved communities to shape the development and outcomes of food-system policies.
Dedicated to empowering communities to create play spaces for children, KaBOOM! annually offers Playful City USA Certification to cities that submit applications attesting to their willingness and readiness to increase play opportunities in their communities. Funding from this three-year grant allows KaBOOM! to award 15 challenge grants of $10,000 each toward the purchase of playground equipment for low-income communities.
The Kansas University Endowment, the private fundraising arm of the University of Kansas, handles charitable contributions to the health clinic, which provides wide-ranging medical, mental health, and outreach services to uninsured low-income and minority residents of Wyandotte County. The clinic is using this two-year grant to bolster its operations and increase access to primary care.