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Emergency Shelter Training

The goal of the training is to orient shelter providers and critical community leaders to the role of shelter in an effective crisis response system and emphasizes quickly connecting people who experience homelessness to housing assistance and other services to enable them to achieve and maintain permanent housing. This training will help emergency shelters lower… Read more »

Housing Systems Change Training Series

The Center for Capacity Building (the Center) will provide three trainings between September 2018 and March 2019 for the Housing Systems Change Initiative: an Emergency Shelter Training, a Rapid Re-Housing Training, and a Diversion Training. The Alliance’s training brings together research and best practices on emergency shelter, rapid re-housing, and diversion with innovative and emerging… Read more »

Community Training: Systems Change Summit

The Systems Change Summit 2018 was an opportunity for community leaders of collaborative initiatives to come together for a day of learning, conversation and planning to advance systems change efforts. This Summit was intentionally designed to help cross-sector partners advance their own initiatives through structured planning activities that will result in a clearer sense of the… Read more »

Leadership Cumberland Scholarship Available

The Partnership for Better Health is pleased to offer a scholarship for the 2018-19 Leadership Cumberland program. The award will go to a health-related professional working at or volunteering for a nonprofit organization that serves the foundation’s region.   To apply, click here Leadership Cumberland Scholarship App 2018-2019 with hyperlink. Applications are due by June 29. To learn more, contact Gail Witwer at: 960-9009 x… Read more »

Community Training: Responding to Trauma & Building Resiliency

The foundation hosted a community training titled Responding to Trauma & Building Resiliency on Monday April 30, and Tuesday May 1. The training focused on The Community Resilience Model © (CRM) that was designed by Elaine Miller Karas to support the creation of trauma informed and resiliency-focused communities, by building common understanding of the impact… Read more »

Foundation Offers Leadership Cumberland Scholarship

Ready to Advance Your Career? Full Scholarship Available The Partnership for Better Health is pleased to offer a scholarship for the 2018-19 Leadership Cumberland program. The award will go to a health care related professional working at or volunteering for a nonprofit organization that serves the foundation’s  region.   To apply, Leadership Cumberland Scholarship App 2018-2019. Applications are due by June 15. To learn more,… Read more »

Health Care Providers in South-Central Pennsylvania Are Invited to a Summit on the Health Benefits of Outdoor Recreation

Carlisle, PA – Why are doctors in Philadelphia prescribing time in parks to urban children? Why is a world-class athlete in Wyoming focused on taking those addicted to opioids outdoors? They do this because outdoor physical activity benefits physical and mental health. In fact, a recent Penn State University study found that more than 70%… Read more »

Leadership Cumberland Application Available

Foundation funds leadership scholarship- The Partnership for Better Health is pleased to offer a scholarship for the 2017-18 Leadership Cumberland program. The award will go to a health care related professional working at or volunteering for a nonprofit organization that serves the foundation’s region. To apply click Leadership Cumberland Scholarship . For more information contact… Read more »

Local Health Foundation to Announce New Strategic Plan

January 5, 2017 – The Partnership for Better Health will be announcing a new Strategic Plan at a public event on Wednesday, January 11, at 10:00am at Dickinson College’s Holland Union Building. The community is encouraged to attend to hear about the foundation’s new grant funding opportunities and health priorities. “Our goal with the strategic… Read more »

Local Foundation Awards Grants over $1.8M

Carlisle, PA – Recently completing its 2015-16 grant making cycle, Partnership for Better Health announces that it has awarded a total of $1,819,322 in grants to 55 local nonprofit programs and initiatives that will improve the health and wellness of residents in our region. Since its inception in 2001, the foundation has awarded over $33… Read more »