Giving InSight

A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
An interview with Grantmakers In Health's new President and CEO Faith Mitchell. Faith shares her plans for GIH, visions for health philanthropy, and opportunities for collaboration on health determinants and disparities.
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February 4, 2013 by Pete Myers, Karen Peabody O'Brien
Karen Peabody O'Brien and Pete Myers share news about TiPED, a new screening tool to help chemists design chemicals that are safer for people and the planet.
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David Fukuzawa
Meet HEFN’s three newest Steering Committee members, Vanessa Daniel (Groundswell Fund), Carolyn Fine Friedman (Fine Fund), and David Fukuzawa (Kresge Foundation). Their leadership adds more brains, more heart, and more experiences to help philanthropy maximize its impact on environmental health and justice.
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Heeten Kalan
Heeten Kalan, Senior Program Officer at the New World Foundation and HEFN Steering Committee member, authored this week's blog post. In it, he reflects on the philosophies of Martin Luther King Jr. and Mohandas Gandhi, and the potential for philanthropy to leverage them for a more just, democratic, clean and fun future.
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social media comic
From our social media desk: reflections on understanding philanthropy's cautiously optimistic approach to social networking and how we want to help more funders make the social media leap.
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Ellen Braff-Guajardo, based in Fresno, California, is a Senior Program Officer with the Sierra Health Foundation.

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