Building Healthy Communities (BHC) is a 10 year, $1 billion comprehensive community initiative launched by The California Endowment in 2010 to advance statewide policy, change the narrative, and transform 14 of California’s communities most devastated by health inequities into places where all people have an opportunity to thrive.
When considering how to improve health outcomes for low-income individuals, most people think about providing access to good medical care and keeping the cost of that care as low as possible. What people rarely think about is the connection between good health and quality affordable housing. This edition of What Funders Need to Know explores these connections and highlights some promising practices by both government and business that help low-income individuals get housed, stay healthier, and lower overall costs.
This report from the California Endowment presents finding from a study of health disparities and trauma among African-American and Latino/ Hispanic boys, the underlying social inequality and negative neighborhood conditions, the need for a healing approach and best practices for overcoming disparities.
Originally published at a time of many hospital conversions, this paper continues to provide helpful information on philanthropic options for the sale of hospital assets.
Check out the latest resources from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asset Funders Network, BoardSource, Center for Effective Philanthropy, The Communications Network, Economic Opportunity Funders, Fund for Shared Insight, Hispanics in Philanthropy, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, and Philanthropy West Virginia.
Check out the latest resources from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, Biodiversity Funders Group, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, Environmental Grantmakers Association, Funders Concerned About AIDS, Grantmakers In Health, PEAK Grantmaking, Philanthropy California, Philanthropy Colorado, Philanthropy Massachusetts, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders and The Funders Network.
Check out the latest resources from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, Asset Funders Network, Candid, Center for Disaster Philanthropy, Council of Michigan Foundations, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Early Childhood Funders Collaborative, Forefront, Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation, Funders Concerned About AIDS, The Funders Network, Grantmakers in the Arts Neighborhood Funders Group’s Building Power in Place Project, Northern California Grantmakers, Philanthropy Northwest and Technology Association of Grantmakers.
Check out the latest resources from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Grantmakers in the Arts, Grantmakers In Health, Exponent Philanthropy, Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, Northern California Grantmakers, PEAK Grantmaking, Philanthropy Massachusetts, Stanford Social Innovation Review and Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers
Check out the latest resources from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from ACCP, Asset Funders Network, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Forefront, Funders' Committee for Civic Participation, Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, Norman Lear Center's Media Impact Project and Workforce Matters.