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Impact Partnership: Families Leading for Health and Education

Northwest Health Foundation, in partnership with CareOregon, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Meyer Memorial Trust and the Oregon Community Foundation, invites applications from organizations working to support family leadership, voice and resilience to improve outcomes in education, healthcare and early learning.

Applications for Impact Partnership is CLOSED for 2018.


Innovation and Ready-to-go Efforts

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Investments in this area are intended to reinforce innovative and effective practices and strategies, which are ready to proceed, have the potential to create the following outcomes, or are already demonstrating success in ALL FOUR of these key outcome areas:

  • Resiliency
  • Self-Efficacy/Self-Advocacy and Self Determination
  • Community Capacity/Community Voice
  • Receptiveness/Growth Mindset
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Policy and Systems Change

Investments in this area are intended to improve long-term systems change and policy development in healthcare, public education and local government, working at the district level and/or state and regional levels.

Coming Fall of 2018.