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New Releases Roundup: February 2022

Monday, March 7, 2022

Check out the latest resources from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Grantmakers In Health, Candid, Africa Grantmakers' Affinity Group, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, PEAK Grantmaking and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

Member Resources

Viewing Rural Health, Education, and Business Through an Equity Lens
Grantmakers In Health
Grantmakers In Health has partnered with Rural Matters–a biweekly podcast about rural education, business and health–to produce a series on rural health and philanthropy, Viewing Rural Health, Education, and Business Through an Equity Lens. The first episode of the four-part series elevated lessons learned from the pandemic and resources available to communities during recovery, such as access to housing and health care, increased broadband equity, and sustainable infrastructure enhancements. 

Candid Learning for Funders
A set of  funder field guides, self-paced courses and learning tools. Previously known as GrantCraft, the newly branded program combines the practical wisdom of funders worldwide with Candid's expertise to improve the practice of philanthropy.

CURATIONS: "Philanthropy and Higher Education in Africa"
Africa Grantmakers’ Affinity Group
A monthly audio newsletter that features information about the people and organizations who are part of the Africa funding landscape. Each episode includes commentary, interview clips, and resources. 

Unpacking Philanthropy: "Can Philanthropy Help Save Democracy?" 
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
Aaron Dorfman, President & CEO of National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, has launched a video series to examine timely sector issues and remove the mystery around U.S. grantmaking. The first episode breaks down the three principles philanthropy should be following to maximize its impact in this crucial time for democracy.

Driving Racial Equity in Philanthropy 
PEAK Grantmaking
In this issue, PEAK features stories from the field meant to inspire you to intentionally build cultures of belonging for all, and, from no matter where you sit, embrace your power to move us closer toward racial equity and justice in our work and our world. The organization invites Forum members to join its community of change agents as complimentary individual members, after which you will have access to read the issue.  

Non-Member Resources

Rural health and Well-Being in America 
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
A collection of resources, research and emerging insights into the many factors that shape rural opportunity, health and equity in our country, curated by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The focus is diverse, ranging from efforts to advance economic mobility in persistent poverty areas to supporting rural hospitals to a joint effort of the Cooperative Extension System and National 4-H to build diverse and multigenerational coalitions to attack health inequities.