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Addressing the Social Determinants of LGBT Health Disparities

Publication date: 
02/2016
As a follow-up to the California LGBT Health Funding Summit last November, this summary captures the discussions and set forth recommendations for funders seeking to address social determinants of health disparities for LGBTQ people.
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Resources from Advancing Economic Opportunity for Black Communities

Publication date: 
11/2015
Black communities have been particularly hard hit by the rising tide of inequality in today’s economy. Participants joined us for an exciting briefing that will feature Kimberly Freeman Brown, Sean Thomas Breitfeld, Linda Burnham and Steven Pitts, the authors of two important reports on the state of Black workers. Titled And Still I Rise and #Black Workers Matter, these two groundbreaking reports offer numerous lessons for funders who are interested in expanding economic opportunity for African American communities. We also heard from local leaders about the launch of the Bay Area Black...
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Resources from Building Financial Security for Bay Area Families: New Data, Partnerships and Solutions

Publication date: 
11/2015
While only 10% of households across the Bay Area are living in poverty, over three times more are financially vulnerable. Brand new data from CFED in partnership with Citi Community Development reveals that 35% of households in the Bay Area are liquid asset poor—they do not have enough savings to live above the poverty level for just three months should they lose a job, have a health emergency, or suffer another disruption in income. Those living in asset poverty lack a financial cushion and are unable to invest in their futures. They can’t save for education, homeownership, or retirement—...
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Resources from 2015 New Grantmakers Institute: Essential Skills & Strategies

Publication date: 
10/2015
For new grantmakers it is essential to hit the ground running by equipping themselves with the tools and best practices for making sound funding recommendations. The New Grantmakers Institute is a cost-effective, local option that develops important skills, helps build lasting peer relationships with other grantmakers in our community, and cultivates the ability to ask critical questions of ourselves and others about our role as change-makers in our communities.
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Resources from Financial Workshop Series Part III SF and South Bay | Strategic Management: Thinking Like a Finance Person

Publication date: 
06/2015
In this final finance workshop in the series, funders gained an understanding of how to engage in a dialogue with grantees to identify their capacity for fiscal strategy around complex issues.
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Children's Health Programs in California: Promoting a Lifetime of Health and Well-Being

Publication date: 
05/2015
California Budget & Policy Center's report looks at our state’s health care system for children and their families, including both public health care coverage and public health programs.
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Children's Health Programs in California: Recent Years' Budget and Policy Changes

Publication date: 
05/2015
California Budget & Policy Center 's infographic Children’s Health Programs in California: Recent Years’ Budget and Policy Changes is a brief companion piece to the Children's Health Programs in California: Promoting a Lifetime of Health and Well-Being and provides a timeline of major policy choices made in the past several years that have shaped our state’s health system for children. The Children’s Health Programs in California project was made possible by a grant from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health .
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The Cultural Lives of Californians: Insights from the California Survey of Arts & Cultural Participation

Publication date: 
05/2015
A new study commissioned by NCG member The James Irvine Foundation presents new data providing insights on the critical role arts nonprofits can play in communities.

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