Health Guidelines

The Nathan Cummings Foundation

 

Health Guidelines

GOAL:

To improve Americans' health by ensuring that all people in the United States have access to high quality and affordable health care and live in a healthy environment.

Objective 1. HEALTH ACCESS: To ensure access to high quality and affordable health care for all by supporting systemic change, fostering innovation and facilitating the development and implementation of equitable and sustainable public policies. Priority will be given to initiatives that have state-wide, regional or national impact.

Objective 2. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH: To create a healthier, more equitable and sustainable quality of life by supporting systemic change, fostering innovation and facilitating the development and implementation of public policies resulting in businesses, government and other institutions taking responsibility for the real health and social impacts of their activities.

Objective 3. CAPACITY BUILDING: To increase the capacity of healthcare advocates, healthcare consumers, and other stakeholders to influence public debates, shape public policy, and build effective alliances.