Connecting to Community and Building Accountability

By Grantmakers in Health

October 3, 2007


This report provides an update on health foundations created by health care conversions. It shares new information on how these foundations plan for the future, institute governance policies and interact with their communities. 

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Key Takeaway

Wanted: An in-depth look at how health care conversion foundations operate and engage the communities they serve

Grantmakers in Health (GIH) has identified 185 health care conversion foundations, which held combined assets of about $21.5 billion in 2006. For this report, GIH asked officials from these foundations to answer 67 questions about how they set priorities, how they are planning for the future and what they’re doing to promote ethical, accountable behavior. More than 100 foundations participated in the survey.

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