Role of philanthropy in public health: How the Rhode Island foundation has contributed to strengthening the statewide health system
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Other professions or practice related to public health
Provision of health care to the public
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related public policy
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Discuss the role of philanthropy in advancing public health; Explain examples of Foundation-sponsored programs that have strengthened health systems
Keyword(s): Funding, Access and Services
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Health Programs Officer at The Rhode Island Foundation, and I oversee the Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island. The Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island has supported health initiatives throughout the state in its first three years (2009-2012) which total over two million dollars. We are now in our second cycle of grants, and have recently completed an evaluation of the first round of grants.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.