Hear updates from Byers, Minton and Associates; data on criminal justice and health; a reflection from Amy Acton, former director of the Ohio Department of Health; and a look ahead post-pandemic at philanthropy’s role in recovery.
The April Health Initiative meeting will provide an update on the state’s $160 billion all-funds budget as it relates to investments in public health and wellness and other state health policies
Read the final appropriations in the state budget related to health policy for fiscal years 2022-2023 in this Ohio Budget Fact Sheet "Investing in Ohio's Future: Healthy People."
View and download resources from the June Health Initiative Meeting, which provided an overview of the state’s budget as it relates to investments in health as well as other bills and how these measures can impact your grantmaking. We heard from Jamie Carmichael on health equity initiatives by the Ohio department of Health as well as from other staff from the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services about overdose deaths and infant mortality disparities.
View and download resources from the April Health Initiative Meeting, which provided an overview of the state’s budget as it relates to investments in health as well as other bills and how these measures can impact your grantmaking. We heard from staff at the Center for Community Solutions and Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio about their key policy priorities related to public health and human services eligibility. Staff from the Health Policy Institute of Ohio highlighted key findings from the soon-to-be-released 2021 Health Value Dashboard before peers shared their collaborative work with mass site vaccinations and innovative work to advance maternal and youth health and wellness.
Watch the recording of Philanthropy Ohio's Legislative and Budget Update webinar where we heard about policies important to the philanthropic sector and what to expect as the legislature deliberates over the state's $160B all-funds biennium budget. Philanthropy Ohio's government consultants at Byers, Minton & Associates walked through legislative priorities and we shared our budget policy agenda.
Our monthly enewsletter updates members about Ohio and U.S. health policy developments.
Access to justice, and access to a lawyer in particular, is universally good for our communities. Many funders in Ohio see the value in civil legal services as well. In fact, 43 Philanthropy Ohio members gave to legal aid in 2020, a remarkable show of support.