A Growing Priority for Funders: Training Young People of Color for Healthcare Jobs

Kids of color need better career prospects, and minorities seeking healthcare prefer non-white providers in their communities, which can hard to find. Funders see opportunity in addressing these entwined needs.
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Bader Foundation Going Big with Latest Aging Grant

The Helen Bader Foundation is cutting out the small fry and going big with aging grants. Time was, the Milwaukee-based foundation scattered grants all across Wisconsin, but no more. Now they’re teaming up with the Margaret Cargill Foundation, serving as a pass-through for $2 million in funds to close the gap between aging, rural Wisconsinites and quality health care.
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What KFF’s New Survey May Mean for the Future of ACA Advocacy

Judging by a Kaiser Family Foundation study, it's going to be hard for critics of the Affordable Care to stay on the offensive. And as the anti-ACA fever breaks, funders will be able to do what they do best: grind away year after year to expand this latest part of the social safety net.
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Who's Been the Biggest Superstar in the Fight for Health Reform?

A few foundations stand out as heroes in the saga of health reform. But it's hard to think of a bigger superstar in the ACA fight than the California Endowment, which has spent over $200 million to help Californians get coverage under the new law. That's why NCRP just gave the foundation an Impact Award.
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