Explains ways to reduce racial implicit biases that are responsible for the unwanted disparities in many realms of life.
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Updated transfer of wealth numbers for the U.S. indicate potential growth in charitable giving.
A guide to election-related activities for 501(c)(3) organizations.
The Ohio Medicaid Expansion Study (“study”) was conducted to inform Ohio’s leaders who must decide whether to expand Medicaid eligibility to Ohio residents with incomes up to 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). We use two different approaches to estimate the health coverage, fiscal and economic effects of Medicaid expansion, but both approaches yield the same conclusions.
ArcelorMittal's Corporate Responsibility Report
Lessons learned from 9 foundations that partnered with nonprofits to be more effective in diversity work.
Ideas on how to grow youth philanthropy from The Foundation Center.
Commissioned by the Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network (CEGN), this report outlines some of the key issues related to urban sustainability in Canada, profiles some of the promising approaches, and explores various roles that the philanthropic community could play in moving communities forward in this field.
After many years of calamitous economic trends, this year’s KIDS COUNT Data Book reveals some modest but hopeful signs of recovery and improvement for America’s children and families. While the nation certainly has not fully recovered from the recession, we are doing the hard work of digging out and moving ahead.
Social investment offers the opportunity for socially minded investors to increase the impact of their money. It’s early days, but the concept has attracted much interest from funders and has the potential to help charities and social enterprises access long-term, affordable finance. This report aims to help funders think through the benefits and risks of social investment, and how to decide if it is for them.
How corporate philanthropy and socially motivated employee engagement programs have emerged in the post-recession era.
CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2013 is the second agency report examining some of the key factors that affect health and lead to health disparities in the United States. Four findings bring home the enormous personal tragedy of health disparities.
State-by-state data on key indicators and budgets for disease prevention and improved community health.
March 28 Education Initiative Meeting
In 2008, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) convened the Commission to Build a Healthier America to help us find better ways to improve the health of our nation. In their search for solutions, the Commissioners found that there is much more to health than health care and that where we live, learn, work, and play profoundly influence our health.
This report focuses on these determinants and the overall health outcomes for adults aged 65 and older, a large and expanding portion of the general population. Optimal health for older adults involves creating a healthy life that allows individuals to flourish to the best of their abilities, maintain their independence and autonomy as long as preferred, and respect their needs and desires as life draws to an end.