The opioid painkiller epidemic in Colorado was the focus of a session at this year's Colorado Health Symposium. The Colorado Health Foundation hosts this well-known annual forum.
August 25, 2016
Some of the richest opportunities for improving educational outcomes for children may emerge from initiatives that prevent and address mental health issues in this population. Read about about a new W.K. Kellogg Foundation–funded project on promoting mental health in schools.
August 23, 2016
RAND Europe has released a new report on global mental health research funding. The authors have used a "bottom-up" approach that looks at funding acknowledgments by researchers in papers published between 2009 and 2014. They authors analyzed nearly 230,000 papers.
August 16, 2016
A foundation in Montana set out to learn about the practical realities behind health disparities statistics for American Indian and Alaska Native people in its state and develop a strategy to address such disparities. Read the foundation's four key findings.
August 9, 2016
This controversial new law affects transgender people. Stigma, whether perpetuated by family or ratified by a state legislature, encroaches on emotional well-being and the ability of people to live whole and happy lives.
August 4, 2016
In 2015 the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation launched a grant-making initiative called Specialty Care for Vulnerable Populations to address inequities in access to, and utilization of, specialty care services in the United States. The goal of this national initiative is to catalyze sustainable...
August 1, 2016
Four foundations are funding an effort to help sixteen schools of nursing to create innovative, robust, and sustainable interprofessional education programs. The intended outcome is more effective patient care in community-based settings.
July 28, 2016
When a burning desire to make a real impact is combined with the realities of the large state of New York and the relatively modest size of the New York State Health Foundation, the only viable path for that funder is to focus its efforts. Read about its new funding priorities.
July 27, 2016
Read about staff changes at foundations from Maine to California. Interested in being a foundation president? There's an opening.
July 22, 2016
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin (R) has released a Medicaid section 1115 demonstration project proposal. The proposed waiver contains some positive components but also areas of concern, says a staffer from a statewide foundation.
July 14, 2016