A public-private partnership crafted this brief to inform policy makers about ways to ensure more Ohioans have access to a bright future and that our state is able to grow and support a thriving economy.
As part of Philanthropy Ohio’s commitment to improving education, our Education Advisory Committee, has developed a series of targeted education briefing papers aimed at helping the state’s early childhood, K-12 and higher education leaders, elected officials and other key stakeholders plot a clear direction for the future of education and improved student success. It is our hope that the Open Letter and briefing papers will help guide Ohio leaders as we develop the next state biennial budget and the Ohio plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
A briefing paper for Ohio philanthropy written by Kristi Andrasik (The Cleveland Foundation) and Brian Schultz (Foundation Center Midwest)
The Health Policy Institute of Ohio’s recommendations for tobacco use prevention and cessation.
Key issues family foundations face during transition periods and tips and advice for addressing them.
Eight in 10 Ohio adults report being physically active; majority thinks increasing physical activity would improve health.
The strategy session, Innovative Crossroads: The Intersection of Creativity, Health, and Aging, brought together a select number of health, arts, and aging grantmakers invested in the field along with national experts to explore
and discuss: how creative expression can improve health outcomes for older Americans, promising programs, challenges facing funders in supporting programs, and opportunities for funders to advance programs and the field as a whole. This paper is a summary and synthesis of the information presented at the national funder strategy session, the topics and issues examined and considered, and the recommendations that emerged from the day’s discussion.
Each year in the United States, tens of millions of children, disproportionately low-income, go without seeing a dentist. This lack of access to dental care is a complex problem fueled by a number of factors, with two different dentist shortages compounding the issue.
One could devote an entire speech to how things have changed since the economic correction in the fall of 2008. And while the Dow is above 14,000 and unemployment is below eight percent, there is still much to be concerned about. The article is an edited and abridged excerpt of a speech delivered at the Delaware Valley Grantmakers’ annual meeting in Philadelphia on March 20, 2013.