Kresge turned heads when it established a "Community Health Partnerships" focus. Now it’s reaching even farther into the warm waters of health access, partnering up with the California HealthCare Foundation to invest in companies that serve community health centers.Read More
Sit back, watch, wait, and hold your breath: strategic planning is like that. Among the big big funders it’s admittedly higher-stakes, but even from a small foundation like Nathan Cummings that gives moderately-sized grants, strategic planning can arouse interest, and nerves.Read More
The Blue Shield Foundation of California makes no secret of the fact that Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation is a big interest of theirs. In just the third quarter of 2013, it issued $3.4 million in grants aimed at reinforcing the state’s health care system. And though that might seem like a bundle, let us tell you: it pales in comparison to the BFCF’s fourth-quarter giving.Read More
Kaiser Mid-Atlantic gives out several million in grants each year, and spends tens of millions on programs to get care and coverage to low-income and uninsured residents in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.