Shaking the Foundation - Blog

CT Health's History as an Advocacy Funder

by Elizabeth Krause, VP of policy and communications At Connecticut Health Foundation's (CT Health) most recent board meeting, our board of directors heard from a panel of four of of our advocacy grantees. In today's post, I share an abbreviated version of the primer I wrote for the board to tee … more >

July 6, 2016

Remembering Yolanda Wilson

Today's post is by Patricia Baker, president & CEO On Mother’s Day, May 8, 2016, Yolanda Wilson, the Connecticut Health Foundation’s longtime office manager passed away suddenly. Her death occurred during her recovery from back surgery. The foundation staff and board are shocked and devastated … more >

June 3, 2016

Leading for Change: Announcing the Academy for Health Equity Advocacy & Leadership

UPDATE June 15, 2016: This post has been edited to provide additional information on how to apply. The video and slides from the June 13th webinar have been posted. By Licy DoCanto and Jon Kent of the DoCanto Group , and by Tiffany Donelson, VP of program at CT Health     … more >

June 2, 2016

5 Facts about our Community Events Sponsorship Program

Today's post is by Elizabeth Krause, VP of policy and communications 1. We Have a Community Events Sponsorship Program For many years, the Connecticut Health Foundation has maintained a community sponsorship program run out of our communications department. Perhaps you have seen our logo or heard us … more >

May 9, 2016

Crosspost: Here we go again…Deeper Medicaid/HUSKY cuts proposed to balance budget

Today's post is by guest contributor, Rosana Garcia, policy associate at the Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut Nope, you don’t have deja vu. Like last year , Medicaid (HUSKY) is threatened by cuts as policymakers try to balance CT’s budget. There are new proposed cuts to … more >

April 21, 2016