Rx Updates

  • Philanthropic Joint Statement in Response to the Supreme Court’s Decision in ‘Students for Fair Admissions’ Cases

    Philanthropic Joint Statement in Response to the Supreme Court’s Decision in ‘Students for Fair Admissions’ Cases

    June 30, 2023

    Friday, June 30th, 2023 The Rx Foundation, along with several of its philanthropic peers, issued a statement in response to...

  • How a Small Foundation Builds Communities’ Power to Advance Health Justice, by Supporting Advocacy, Organizing, and Civic Engagement

    How a Small Foundation Builds Communities’ Power to Advance Health Justice, by Supporting Advocacy, Organizing, and Civic Engagement

    June 28, 2023

    Rx Foundation’s Executive Director, Jennie Riley, recently joined Exponent Philanthropy’s The Catalytic Philanthropy podcast to discuss how the Foundation pivoted...

  • Fighting Racism: A Public Health Crisis in New York City – An Interview with Dr. Michelle Morse

    Fighting Racism: A Public Health Crisis in New York City – An Interview with Dr. Michelle Morse

    May 4, 2023

    Rx Foundation Trustee and NYC’s first-ever Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Michelle Morse, recently joined Joel Bervell on The Dose podcast...

  • Exploring the Impact of Vaccine Equity Grants in Rural Communities of Color

    Exploring the Impact of Vaccine Equity Grants in Rural Communities of Color

    April 26, 2023

    This article was co-authored by Jennie Riley (Executive Director, Rx Foundation), Megan Cook (Manager of Programs and Operations, Rx Foundation)...

  • Three Lessons From A Philanthropic Partnership To Expand Evaluation Of The Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid Waiver

    Three Lessons From A Philanthropic Partnership To Expand Evaluation Of The Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid Waiver

    January 5, 2023

    This article was co-authored by Jennie Riley (Executive Director, Rx Foundation) and Lynne Garner (President and Individual Trustee, Donaghue Foundation);...

  • Pivoting to Advocacy and Organizing: Changing Grantmaking Tactics in Service of Our Core Mission

    Pivoting to Advocacy and Organizing: Changing Grantmaking Tactics in Service of Our Core Mission

    January 5, 2023

    This article originally appeared in Exponent Philanthropy’s Blog on July 13, 2021. “This has been the most pivotal grant to...

  • Lessons From The COVID-19 Crisis: Collaborating For The Future Of Public Health

    Lessons From The COVID-19 Crisis: Collaborating For The Future Of Public Health

    January 5, 2023

    This article originally appeared in Health Affairs’ Blog on October 28, 2021. Responding to the COVID-19 crisis prompted many of...

  • Key Lessons from Vaccine Plus Grant Partners

    Key Lessons from Vaccine Plus Grant Partners

    January 5, 2023

    In 2022, we launched the Vaccine Plus: Community Health and Power grant program, providing flexible $25,000 grants to community-based and...

  • “The model of civility, graciousness, and caring”

    “The model of civility, graciousness, and caring”

    January 5, 2023

    In Spring 2022, one of the Rx Foundation’s founding trustees, Dr. Howard Hiatt, was elected Trustee Emeritus in recognition of...

  • Dr. Matthew Liang and Edward Lew’s new book explores the Soul of Medicine

    Dr. Matthew Liang and Edward Lew’s new book explores the Soul of Medicine

    January 5, 2023

    Dr. Matthew Liang, current Rx Foundation trustee, and Edward Lew have recently published a new book titled Halsted R. Holman...