When was the last time a new foundation chief arrived with 57,000 Twitter followers? Meet Richard Besser, who's coming to Robert Wood Johnson from ABC News and has serious star potential.
It's hard to think of a top foundation head who's been more successful in recent decades than Lavizzo-Mourey. As she departs her post, here's a deep dive into what she did and how she did it.
There are now 228 health conversion foundations that pump out around $1.3 billion in grants annually. What does that mean for the future of health in the United States?
Four research teams are sharing $10.8 million from RWJF and a pool of Deepwater Horizon settlement money to explore complex factors that make up community resilience in the Gulf Coast region.
The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has stepped up to the plate for affordable housing in Boston. But it focuses on a niche demographic that's often overlooked in the shuffle: the elderly.
Two funders in Arizona came together to make an investment of nearly $3 million to the often-overlooked area of end-of-life care and planning. Here's a closer look.
Here's the deal with Florida's Blue Cross-affiliated foundation and how you can get a piece of its millions—including for work on mental health.
The nursing shortage is a big concern nationwide. Here's how a health insurance funder is tackling the issue close to home.
Even as chronic disease worsens in rural Texas, hospitals are closing and accessing care is increasingly difficult. Episcopal Health Foundation is on the case. What are its ideas?
We talk a lot about health and a lot about the environment, but what about the intersection of the two? IP recently spoke to Bay Area philanthropist Alison Carlson to find out about her Forsythia Foundation, which aims to reduce the harmful chemicals in our lives.
Like other funders right now, Blue Shield of California Foundation is hot on the trail of ways to deliver better healthcare at a lower cost. And like many, it seems greater coordination as the key.
With an eye out for vulnerable people who can't afford healthcare, the St. David’s Foundation is an important grantmaker in Central Texas. And its makes some seriously large grants.
Once considered just another Jewish funder, Ruderman Family Foundation has emerged as a leaderin the field of disability inclusion. Here's what RFF is doing locally in Boston—and nationally and globally..
The Claneil Foundation has been making grants in the Philadelphia region and beyond for about 40 years. Its new strategy looks at three closely intertwined issues.
If you want an example of how philanthropy, with relatively tiny resources, can influence a sprawling $3 trillion healthcare system, look at the growing push to empower patients to access key medical records.
In 2014, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation put up $200 million to fund a grantmaking center that works to improve healthcare quality and lower costs. We check in with its executive director about what it's up to.
Growing support for nonprofit investigative reporting in the past decade has enabled new scrutiny of drugmakers, insurance companies and hospitals. What's been uncovered?
Lots of funders are working these days to create ladders of opportunity through middle-skilled jobs, especially in healthcare. Among them are big banks like JPMorgan Chase. Here's its latest move.
The Christensen Fund is a unique family foundation that backs environmental and cultural work, with a focus on indigenous peoples and food sovereignty, including in the American Southwest.