Lessons for Grantmakers from the Battle for Health Care Reform

Published by: Sean Dobson

Date: May 10, 2012

Over the past 30 years, as the U.S. health system fell ever further behind those of other developed democracies in terms of outcomes and cost, every reasonable observer knew that the basic cause was our country’s… Read More

Divest/invest at the intersections: Immigrant justice and criminal justice reform

Published by: Lorraine Ramirez

Date: June 17, 2019

Now more than ever, grantmakers can’t afford a siloed approach to criminal justice reform. The divest/invest frame offers an immigrant justice lens to systemic problems and potential solutions to end the criminalization of immigrants, refugees and… Read More

Building a movement to advance health equity

Published by: Christie Appelhanz , Benet Magnuson

Date: July 26, 2018

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” The words of one of history’s greatest advocates, Helen Keller, ring as true today as a century ago. That same recognition of the power… Read More

Building healthy communities by building community power: The California Endowment

Published by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: May 02, 2018

“I think what’s undervalued and underappreciated is the issue of power and that the root of most social problems that plague our nation – health reform, education reform, fiscal government reform, housing reform – are not… Read More

Foundations, Donors and Health Policy: Why federal health debates matter to you and how you can respond

Published by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: May 02, 2017

Since the November 2016 election ushered in a new political landscape at the federal level, a number of grantmakers and major donors have re-examined their thinking and priorities to ensure their strategies still make sense for… Read More

Health policy changes

If you don’t know the implications of proposed health policy changes for your cause or community, now is the time to find out. Abundant information is available regarding the impact of existing federal health programs and… Read More