Trillions of dollars are flowing into states and communities across the country through multiple federal investments as part of the implementation of:
Designed to bolster public health capacity, stimulate economic recovery, and reduce inequities, these funds represent an unprecedented opportunity to invest in transformative change. Yet, many states and communities may not have the familiarity to develop complex strategic, cross-sector plans or capacity to distribute the large amounts of money headed their way. One way nonprofit human services organizations can leverage their experience and commitment to the communities and populations they serve is through public-private partnerships that support the distribution of resources to ensure that funds are allocated equitably, yield meaningful improvement in community health, and pave the way for future advancement of the ensures sustainable change and resilient communities.
During this webinar, Glenn Landers, Director of Health Systems of the Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University, and Jeffrey Levi, Professor of Health Management & Policy at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University, will share insights on the scale, scope, and distribution of federal COVID-19 funding. They will explore how states are seeking to inform, influence, and facilitate forward-thinking investment decisions.
Drs. Landers and Levi are collaborators on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-supported Aligning in Crisis initiative. This overview is intended to help community-based organizations understand the different types of funding streams that can advance opportunities and engage the four principles for resilient and equitable recovery.
Director of Health Systems
Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University
Professor of Health Management & Policy
Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University