Interesting, innovative new models are emerging nationwide for measuring the degree to which community members are connected or disconnected from one another. Read highlights from our recent discussion on measuring social connectedness.
We recently spoke with Asta Petkeviciute, Chief Financial Officer for Social Impact Commons, about the parallels between the fiscal sponsorship community and the mission of nonprofits, especially those focused on social justice. Read more in our latest blog.
As his time as Chair of our Advisory Board comes to an end, Niiobli Armah IV reflects on his 13-year relationship with Healthy Places by Design, lessons learned, and continued opportunities. Read more from Niiobli in our latest blog.
As part of an ongoing virtual learning network series, we recently hosted a conversation with local leaders to learn how funders embed social wellbeing into their work. Read this blog for a summary of the conversation.
We are pleased to be in partnership with Feeding America, a national network of 200 food banks and 60,000 partner agencies that addresses hunger as part of a more comprehensive goal for health equity. Read our latest blog to learn more about their Health Equity Training and how Feeding America’s network of partners are prioritizing health equity.
Our newest board member, Amanda O’Rourke, is passionate about transforming cities into great places for all people of all ages. In this interview with Risa Wilkerson, she describes how her childhood inspired her career, how listening to youth and older adults helped her check her biases, and much more.
With the help of New York State Health Foundation’s (NYSHealth) Healthy Neighborhood Initiative, Project EATS is creating opportunities for the youth in Brooklyn while growing organic produce.
Learn how the Center for Court Innovation, with the support of the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, improved access to healthy food in Syracuse, New York.
With the help of the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, organizations in East Harlem were able to get funded during the pandemic. Read more in this blog.
With the help of the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, this health department in Clinton County, New York invested in partners throughout the county. As a result community residents became advocates making an impact.