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How Philanthropy Is Helping with Health Reform, Part II

In last week’s post, I marked the six-month anniversary of the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. I continue here our selected sampling of what philanthropy is doing to help with health reform. Also included today are some related resources on health reform, including...

September 30, 2010

How Philanthropy Is Helping with Health Reform, Part I

On the six-month anniversary of the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, we present a selected sampling of what some foundations are doing to help out as reform is being implemented. Next week on GrantWatch Blog, watch for more about foundation efforts on health reform!...

September 23, 2010

Foundations’ Use of Social Media; What Your Local Blues Foundation Has Been Working On

The Foundation Center has just released a short publication on grantmakers’ use of social media, including blogs. (I include here some examples of posts by foundation presidents that have appeared in recent months on the GrantWatch Blog. Subjects range from health reform to HIV/AIDS to smoking...

September 17, 2010

Stem Cell Research: How Foundations Have Weighed In

A bill was introduced this week in the U.S. Senate to legalize the federal government’s funding of embryonic stem cell research. If passed, according to news reports, the legislation would codify President Obama’s 2009 executive order advancing such research. The Ellison Medical Foundation...

September 15, 2010

Research on Medical Malpractice Reform: Examples of What Foundations Have Funded

The just-released September 2010 issue of Health Affairs contains a section on malpractice and medical errors. Today, the GrantWatch Blog looks at examples of foundation funding of research on malpractice reform and suggests related resources for further reading on this controversial topic. New...

September 9, 2010

Three Most-Read GrantWatch Blog Posts during August 2010

Below, we have tabulated a list of the three most-read GrantWatch Blog posts in August 2010. (GrantWatch Blog launched in March 2010.) Here is a chance to take a gander at these posts if you missed them when the original Tweet or e-alert came out. “The Relief of Suffering from Serious Illness:...

September 7, 2010