Strategic plans often tell organizations what to do, how to do it and how to measure the work. Our strategic planning process led us in a different direction. Instead of describing the work, this process showed us who we want to be.
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Older adults with diabetes participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, demonstrated improvements in adhering to their treatment regimens, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
The feeling of excitement permeated the air – an energy that Philanthropy Forward generated among attendees, presenters and staff during three days in October when the state’s philanthropy practitioners – from private foundations to corporate funders to United Way and community foundation staff – convened in Columbus to network, learn and exchange ideas. With the infusion of arts and equity work, attendees proclaimed this was the best Philanthropy Forward conference yet.
Philanthropy Ohio Publishes Education Policy Briefs
Philanthropy Ohio has developed briefing papers aimed at helping Ohio’s key stakeholders plot a clear direction for the future of education and improved student success
With National Philanthropy day coming up next week, I’m excited to recognize a number of individuals and organizations receiving awards – including our own annual awards that we presented recently – for the contributions they make every day to improve communities and lives in Ohio.
Social Determinants of Health
A new tool produced by the U.S. Census Bureau confirms what people have long suspected: that where you grow up makes a difference in your ability to climb the economic ladder
Nearly 90 percent of U.S. physicians say at least some of their patients have a social condition that poses a serious impediment to their health, whether it be unemployment, lack of education or drug addiction, a new nationwide survey of doctors shows.
The movement to better address the social and environmental factors that affect health has insurance companies and other payers looking beyond the hospital or clinic and stepping into the community to give patients help where it's needed.
An independent analysis of the impact of Medicaid Expansion in Ohio shows positive results, which Philanthropy Ohio commented on in an opinion piece published in The Dispatch.
Philanthropy Ohio says Medicaid Expansion is smart, compassionate, affordable public policy.