Global Health, Health Reform, Psychiatric Hospitals in Armenia, and More: Philanthropy Blog Roundup

Here a few more blog posts I came across that you may want to check out. Global Health And Development “The Problem That Nobody Wants to Think About,” Louis Boorstin, Nov. 19, on the Foundation Blog of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Boorstin is the deputy director of water, sanitation,...

November 22, 2010

Global Health, Health Reform, Hospitals in California, Vets’ Health Care: Sampling Other Blogs

It’s once again time for a visit to GrantWatch Blog’s Blogroll to point out some recent posts on philanthropy-related blogs that you may find informative. Here’s my selected sampling. Global Health “Saving Kids, Beating Pneumonia,” Doug Holtzman, Nov. 12, on the Foundation Blog of the Bill and...

November 17, 2010

California HealthCare Foundation Announces It Will Provide $10 Million in PRI Capital through New Fund; Proposals Sought

The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), based in Oakland, announced its Health Innovation Fund on November 8. The total amount of money alone that has been allocated for this investment fund will attract notice. And what is also interesting is that this fund allows both nonprofits and...

November 12, 2010

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment: Where Some Foundations Are Putting Their Resources

California voters rejected a ballot measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana. I was watching CNN’s report on how the measure had fared. Reporter Ted Rowlands was in Oakland, standing next to a woman who presumably supported the initiative; she was holding a pan of baklava, a Greek...

November 5, 2010

Helping the Nonprofit Community Understand the Affordable Care Act

Many aspects of the Affordable Care Act were caught up in the swirl of political rhetoric leading up to this week’s midterm elections. Discussions emanated from the nation’s capital into the Heartland, leaving health and social services providers, as well as citizens, feeling bewildered by the...

November 4, 2010