How the Independence Blue Cross Foundation Casts a Wide Net to Bolster Health in Pennsylvania

How the Independence Blue Cross Foundation Casts a Wide Net to Bolster Health in Pennsylvania

This funders latest round of grants underscores its multifaceted approach to supporting Pennsylvanian’s health and well-being. We look at how this funder is setting an example in local health funding, especially in relation to the opioid crisis.

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A Foundation Looks to Curb Opioid Deaths by Improving Addiction Treatment

A Foundation Looks to Curb Opioid Deaths by Improving Addiction Treatment

At a time when Americans are dying by the thousands from opioid and other addictions, substance abuse treatment programs can save lives. Finding a good program isn’t easy, though. Arnold Ventures, along with other funders, is looking to change that.

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What Are the Giving Priorities of This New Healthcare Giant?

What Are the Giving Priorities of This New Healthcare Giant?

Following a $70 billion merger, CVS Health and Aetna are doing more than fusing companies—they’re combining their corporate giving and have already made millions of dollars in grants. What’s the strategy? And which nonprofits are getting money?

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Deadly Parallels: HIV/AIDS Funders Bring Hard-Learned Lessons to the Opioid Crisis

Deadly Parallels: HIV/AIDS Funders Bring Hard-Learned Lessons to the Opioid Crisis

It’s a public health scourge that’s ravaging marginalized groups while elected officials dither. That sounds awfully familiar, which is why HIV/AIDS funders have a lot to share when it comes to the opioid crisis.

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Here's Another Pharma Firm That's Making Grants to Address the Opioid Crisis

Here's Another Pharma Firm That's Making Grants to Address the Opioid Crisis

It troubling to think that pharma firms may reap PR benefits with philanthropy to address a problem they helped create. On the other hand, any and all new funding is badly needed to fund anti-opioid efforts. 

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How a Corporate Funder Is Taking On the Opioid Epidemic

How a Corporate Funder Is Taking On the Opioid Epidemic

When GE relocated to Boston with controversial tax breaks, it promised millions in new giving. One problem that immediately caught GE's attention was the devastation wrought by opioids. 

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