The Health Insurance Funder Using Data to Improve Community Health

The Health Insurance Funder Using Data to Improve Community Health

Data-mapping tools and projects are cropping up increasingly in philanthropy, as funders look for new insights about major problems. A case in point is the Anthem Foundation’s work on public health.

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A Mental Health Funder Looks to Rural Texas as It Shifts Upstream

A Mental Health Funder Looks to Rural Texas as It Shifts Upstream

The Hogg Foundation, one of the few stalwart backers of mental health, is looking to better address the underlying factors that determine well-being. We hear how the new strategy came about and why rural areas will get more attention.

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A Regional Funder Gives Big to Upstream Solutions to Chronic Illnesses

A Regional Funder Gives Big to Upstream Solutions to Chronic Illnesses

Health legacy foundations have become big, important players in regional philanthropy. And more of them are tackling the social determinants of health. A case in point: a Texas funder with $1.2 billion in assets. 

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Vital Signs: A Health Insurer Looks Upstream with Its Corporate Giving

Vital Signs: A Health Insurer Looks Upstream with Its Corporate Giving

In another sign of the spread of grantmaking focused on the social determinants of health, Aetna's philanthropic arm is backing things like bike share programs and fitness trails in low-income neighborhoods.  

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