After Aurora: What Can Foundations Do?

This Denver-based consultant previously worked for twelve years in health philanthropy as senior program officer with the Rose Community Foundation of Denver and as vice president of programs for the Colorado Health Foundation. A week after the tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado, the Denver...

July 31, 2012

Foundation-Funded Research to Help States with Health Reform

This week, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced nine research grants, the results of which should help states implement various provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Commonwealth Fund released an issue brief on progress toward getting health...

July 19, 2012

People Post: Comings and Goings and Job Openings in Philanthropy

Check out news of recent hires at foundations and elections to foundation boards. I have also included a few job openings in health philanthropy. Russ Gould, a partner in California Strategies, LLC, a public affairs firm based in Sacramento, has been elected to the board of the California...

July 12, 2012

New Article: HIV/AIDS in African Children: Philanthropy and Baylor Response

A new GrantWatch article, “HIV/AIDS in African Children: The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and Baylor Response,” was released this week as part of the July 2012 issue of  Health Affairs. The issue has the theme “Assessing the [U.S.] President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief [PEPFAR].” The...

July 10, 2012

Nominations Sought for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Young Leader Awards

GrantWatch Blog is pleased to help the foundation get the word out about this new program, which is part of the foundation’s commemorative activities to mark its forty years of grant making. Read more below. The Young Leader Awards: Recognizing Leadership for a Healthier America program will...

July 5, 2012