Recent Journal Content: Foundation Funding in Long-Term Services and Supports

This GrantWatch column in the June issue of the journal is full text, free-access, to all readers. Many elderly and disabled people need long-term care, and it is expensive. Read what foundations around the country are funding in the area of long-term care. Efforts funded range from reports and...

June 29, 2012

What Foundation Leaders Are Saying about the Supreme Court Decision

Foundation leaders are also commenting about today’s Supreme Court decision. See what the funders you follow are saying. Most items appear to have been written June 28. Thank you to Anne Schwartz, deputy editor for special content, for her assistance in gathering this content. Blue Shield of...

June 28, 2012

Thinking about Working in Health Philanthropy? Seeking funding? Job Openings and RFPs to Consider.

It’s time for GrantWatch Blog’s periodic listing of job openings at foundations and other grant makers around the country that have come to our attention. This time I am adding a couple of requests for proposals (RFPs) for those who have a job but are looking for grant funding. Please make sure...

June 21, 2012

Moving Interprofessional Education into the Mainstream of Health Professions Education

The president of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation describes a recently announced initiative, cofunded with the Robert Wood Johnson, John A. Hartford, and Gordon and Betty Moore Foundations, to get the health professions to learn together, then practice, as a real team. A growing body of evidence...

June 15, 2012

Health Care Costs, Upcoming Supreme Court Decision, & More: Foundation Blogs Round-Up

It’s time for GrantWatch Blog’s periodic scan of foundation blogs to see what the funders are talking about and following. Other topics highlighted below are cancer prevention, games used for health education, health professions education, nonprofit hospitals, and smoking. Games for Health...

June 13, 2012

Foundations Finance New Design Standard For Health Insurance Exchange Enrollment

California HealthCare Foundation was managing partner of this complex project involving several states, a federal agency, a design firm, and seven other foundations. On June 8 Enroll UX 2014, a foundation-initiated project to develop the design of a consumer-friendly, online enrollment...

June 8, 2012

Connecting for Better Health: A Minnesota Foundation, Using Innovative Grant Making, Aims To Foster Social Connections

Read about a new Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation initiative to encourage healthier communities through social connections. Strong, positive relationships with friends and neighbors have both direct and indirect influences on health. Social connections and feelings of support,...

June 6, 2012