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Finding Funding: Support for Current and Emerging Issues

Foundations

Food, Health, Wellness, & Nutrition

These foundations are interested in a range of health and nutrition programs and research, including community health, health education, healthcare quality, and access to healthful and affordable food.

Policy, Advocacy and Civic Engagement

These foundations promote work in community development, urban planning, and broad democratic participation of community members.

Equity and Social Justice

Equity and access to economic opportunity are areas of interest for the organizations listed here. They are concerned about racism, the impact of social policy on marginalized populations, building coalitions to advocate for justice, leadership development, and the elimination of discriminatory practices.

Education

School programs, early childhood interventions, and health education are among the interests of these funders.