April 2014

A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
April 30, 2014 by Gary Cohen and Chris Kabel
A new requirement under the Affordable Care Act represents a major opportunity to strengthen hospitals' relationships with local community. Gary Cohen shares perspectives on the most promising opportunities in this blog post.
April 15, 2014 by Katie Huffling, Joelle Novey, and Mike Tidwell
In this blog post, guest authors make the case for a Surgeon General's-type report is needed before approval is given for a controversial natural gas processing plant in Cove Point, Maryland.
Get to know the five recipients of the Heinz Family Foundation's 2014 Heinz Awards for the Environment, Public Policy, Human Condition, Technology, the Economy and Employment, and the Arts and Humanities.

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Christine James came to the John Merck Fund in 2008, after 20+ years working for small, community-based human service and environmental nonprofit organizations in Maine and Massachusetts.

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