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Leadership Cumberland Scholarship Available

The Partnership for Better Health is pleased to offer a scholarship for the 2019-20 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 Leadership Cumberland Scholarship App 2020-2021. Applications are due by June 28. To learn more, contact Gail Witwer at:… Read more »

Partnership for Better Health and 31 Area Nonprofits Celebrate the Success of Match Madness!

Annual Campaign Total Tops $529,000 During one of the most difficult months in our nation’s history, the Partnership for Better Health’s 2020 Match Madness campaign exceeded expectations by attracting more individual donations than in any previous year. Match Madness is a collaborative campaign that supports 31 area nonprofits in raising core operating and program funds… Read more »

Emergency Grants Available to Aid in COVID-19 Response

In March of 2020, the World Health Organization announced a global pandemic and the first cases of novel coronavirus in Pennsylvania quickly began to multiply. Recognizing the unprecedented health emergency facing our communities, the Partnership for Better Health is making Rapid Response Emergency Grants available to local nonprofit organizations, to assist them in responding to… Read more »

Systems Change Summit 2019

Held on August 7, this Summit was an opportunity for community partners to advance their understanding of how systemic decisions, conditions and policies impact our health and overall quality of life. Participants learned about the power of coalitions and ways that collective work can strengthen communities and bring about positive changes for vulnerable populations. The… Read more »

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS — Policy Advocacy

Project Focus The purpose of this RFP is to engage a government/public relations firm/professional consultant to assist the Partnership for Better Health and our Community Policy and Engagement Committee in developing a systematic approach to build the policy advocacy capacity of partner organizations in our geographic region: Develop a systematic process for identifying and promoting… Read more »

— REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS — Men’s Recovery House in Carlisle Supporting Recovery from Addiction in South Central PA

Due: August 16, 2019   |   Up to $100,000 Grant An estimated twelve Pennsylvanians die each day as the result of drug-related deaths. Men comprise 70 percent of these deaths in our state, with younger men between the ages of 25 and 34 experiencing the highest number of fatalities. Since our founding in 2001, the Partnership… Read more »

Leadership Cumberland Scholarship Available

The Partnership for Better Health is pleased to offer a scholarship for the 2019-20 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. Applications are due by June 28. To learn more, contact Gail Witwer at: 960-9009 x 8 or gwitwer@ForBetterHealthPA.org. 

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 »