• The Consumer Health Foundation affirms a vision of “a region and a nation in which everyone has an equal opportunity to live a healthy and dignified life.” 

  • The Consumer Health Foundation completes its strategic plan for 2014-2016.

  • The Consumer Health Foundation issues its new grantmaking guidelines for 2014.

Our Vision and Mission

We envision a region and a nation in which everyone has an equal opportunity to live a healthy and dignified life. By “everyone,” we mean all people regardless of race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, education or income.

The mission of the Consumer Health Foundation is to advocate for health and racial equity through programs and investments that advance the health and well-being of low-income communities and communities of color.

News & Notes

CHF Announces Strategic Plan and Grantmaking Guidelines

The Consumer Health Foundation completed its strategic plan for 2014-2016. CHF also issued its new grantmaking guidelines based on the programmatic priorities and spending plan approved by the Board.

The strategic plan can be found here. For the grantmaking guidelines, please click here

Blog

Dr. Yanique Redwood

The Danger of a Single Story

by Dr. Yanique Redwood,
President & CEO

18 March 2014

In a previous blog, I recounted a conversation on a recent flight concerning the Foundation’s interest in investing in low-income communities of color. This resulted in my seatmate expressing immediate concern about crime. In response to that blog, I received a generally supportive comment from a reader who pointed out that crime should be a legitimate issue of…

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