08.30.12.: US News Bits
American Conference on Diversity receives grant, Minnesota Council on Foundations announces new research, Executive Director of the American Anthropological Association retires, and more.
Effort aims to develop community health leaders
With research projecting a massive turnover in nonprofit leadership because of retirement and burnout, the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro has teamed up with the biggest national health-care foundation to develop a new generation of community health leaders.
Funders team up to boost social change
A new effort aims to spur social change by making successful programs more widely available to the communities that need them.
New health-policy effort launched
The $7.2 million project aims to help policymakers identify the health-related consequences of their decisions.
Health funders invest in nursing
The latest $2.2 million from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Northwest Health Foundation will be awarded to local foundations across the U.S.
Partnership targets community-health leadership
The Center for Creative Leadership and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust are teaming up to train the next generation of community-health leaders in Eastern North Carolina.
Ten grants to address nursing shortage
Two foundations award 10 matching grants as part of an initiative to bolster a waning nurse workforce.
Funder launches leadership-training effort
In response to what some call a leadership crisis, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Center for Creative Leadership are teaming up to boost nonprofit leaders’ skills.
Funder invests $300 million in health care
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has named 14 communities across the U.S. to participate in a $300 million effort to reduce health-care disparities and improve overall care.