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Foundation Blogs Round-up: Health Reform, Global Health, HIV/AIDS, End-of-Life Care, & more

I have put together a listing here of some foundation-related blog posts that you may want to check out. Now that summer has arrived, perhaps things are slowing down in your workplace, and you now have time for some professional reading! Links to a wide variety of posts follow. Incidentally, if...

June 23, 2011

Arizona Health Survey: More than Just Numbers, Foundation Finds

Read how community-based organizations can use results of a foundation-funded health survey. On June 2, St. Luke’s Health Initiatives (SLHI) presented information about and findings from the 2010 Arizona Health Survey to an audience of more than 100 community-based organizations in our state....

June 15, 2011

What Are Foundations and Others Doing to Help Veterans, Service Members, and Their Families?

News coverage around the recent Memorial Day holiday reminded us of the sacrifices veterans have made. Here is just a sampling of what foundations are doing to help them, our military, and their families. Recent grant: “Through a Welcome Back Veterans Grant, Emory and Atlanta Braves to Launch...

June 13, 2011

The Three Most-Read GrantWatch Blog Posts during May 2011

Below we have listed the three most-read posts. Take a look in case you missed them when the original tweets and e-alerts mentioning them were sent out. 1. “Southern Foundations Discuss PACE: Comprehensive Care to Help Elderly Age in Place,” by Tina Markanda (May 6). Markanda, a program officer...

June 7, 2011

How to Educate the Public about the ACA: Recommendations from CaliforniaSpeaks

Read about a Blue Shield of California Foundation project to educate Californians about the federal health reform law. According to the April 2011 Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking Poll, public opinion on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to be...

June 6, 2011

How Do We Address Noncommunicable Disease? Lessons Learned from the Global Health Partnerships Program

These authors from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Pfizer Inc, respectively, discuss what has been learned thus far from this program funded by Pfizer and the Pfizer Foundation. Noncommunicable diseases have become an important global health concern—they account for 60...

June 2, 2011