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Resources from The Dramatic Discovery of Solano County: How One Bay Area County Fell Off the Funder Map and What We Can Do About It!

Publication date: 
09/2016
Rewind Back to 2006 . A report from the Irvine Foundation on Foundation Giving in California found that Solano County received substantially fewer foundation dollars compared to eight other Bay Area counties. Fast Forward to 2016 . Ten years later and according to a recent study , Solano County continues to receive the least amount of dollars per capita despite having the highest percentage of families living in poverty. The study points out that between 2006 and 2012, almost half of the grant dollars invested in the Bay Area went to San Francisco‐based...
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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 BAHFG February 2016 Meeting

Publication date: 
02/2016
On February 29, 2016, Dr. Tomas Aragon, presented The Roots of Health Inequities: A Population Health Life Course Approach to the Bay Area Health Funders Group. During the meeting, the network also elected Jim Hickman, CEO of Better Health East Bay as the new Co-Chair of the network and engaged in lively discussion to design its 2016 strategy. The following are the resources from this meeting:
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Resources from BAHFG Program: ACA and the Intersectionality of Health and Workforce

Publication date: 
09/2015
On September 25, 2015 members of the Bay Area Health Funders Group and professionals in the Workforce and Education field, gathered to explore the implications of the ACA on the health workfoce, local community entities, and educational and health institutions. The following are the resources from the program: Health Care Transformation and Workforce Development: Emerging Opportunities Presentation by Kevin Barnett Co-Director, California Health Workforce Alliance (CHWA) Local Initiatives in Response to ACA/ EMS Corps Presentation by Alex Briscoe Agency...
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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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Quantifying Hope: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys

Publication date: 
04/2015
This report analyzes U.S. funding trends for Black men and boys and describes recent initiatives in the field of Black male achievement. The brief shows a distinct trend toward increased U.S. foundation funding for organizations and programs that are working to improve the life outcomes of Black males.
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Geographies of Opportunity: Ranking Well-Being by Congressional District

Publication date: 
04/2015
This report by Measure of America is an in-depth look at how residents of America’s 436 congressional districts are faring in three fundamental areas of life: health, access to knowledge, and living standards.

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