Resource Library

The Resource Library contains publications, links, recordings, and other material on environmental health and environmental justice topics from HEFN and external sources.

A resource list for funders interested in learning more about using tools to improve community health outcomes by assessing and addressing...
An introductory issue brief to help funders investing in efforts to assess and address environmental hazards in local communities.
Michael Passoff, Health and Environmental Funders Network
A four-page summary of HEFN's Drilling Deeper: Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing and Related Grantmaking Strategies report.
Jon Cracknell, Health and Environmental Funders Network
This report summarizes survey findings from HEFN's October 2012 survey of NGOs and foundations on the impacts of fracking.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health
This website offers a podcast and related information related to initatives to protect children from toxics at school.  The...
Brendan Borrell, Scientific American
The Director of the Nat'l Institute of Environmental Health Services and the Nat'l Toxicology Program discusses environmental health, toxic chemistry, and the politics of...
Grassroots Environmental Education
A report summarizing 20 important human health concerns associated with fracking activity.
Michael Passoff, Health and Environmental Funders Network
A briefing paper detailing the health, environmental and community impacts of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and the strategies grantmakers are...
National Center for Healthy Housing, ChangeLab Solutions, and Trust for America's Health
This issue brief calls for greater collaboration between public health and housing communities and outlines a...
Safer Chemicals Healthy Families
This report summarizes findings from a significant body of peer-reviewed science on chemicals and health, including overviews of diseases linked to chemical exposures and...

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Smell Pittsburgh App
Blog posted on April 25, 2017
Over the past several years, the Environment & Health Program at The Heinz Endowments has prioritized work to help the Pittsburgh region become truly livable. But it is hard to imagine how a...
Blog posted on March 31, 2017
Some would say that the climate change and health connection is having its “moment.” It could not have arrived too soon. Environmental funders have, to a large extent, provided the primary...

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