FTEH Blog: Homelessness Ends Here
03/29/12 Author: admin
By Bill Pitkin, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
A group of funders in Los Angeles—both philanthropic and public― recently announced a single $42 million Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects providing housing and supportive services for people identified as chronically homeless. The RFP will distribute $5 million in private funds contributed by 11 different philanthropic funders and $37 million in public funds contributed by seven agencies across two cities and the county.
03/22/12 Author: admin
By Funders Together
Last October, a group of 80 invited leaders from philanthropy, government, and the private sector gathered in Seattle to think about ways to fundamentally transform how we work with vulnerable children and their families.
03/12/12 Author: admin
By David Wertheimer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
A seminal study conducted between 1995-1997 established the link between childhood trauma and poor health outcomes in adulthood. “The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study,” conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Kaiser Permanente, examined the correlations between the physical and behavioral health of 17,000 adult members of Kaiser’s health maintenance organization (HMO) and their self-reported experiences with childhood adversity.
03/01/12 Author: admin
By Martha Toll, Butler Family Fund
No matter what our asset size, as grantmakers, we face the same task: With finite resources, how can we best tackle homelessness? The Butler Family Fund has taken a two-pronged approach to answering this question: We’ve addressed both our limited resources and also how we can make the most impact on ending homelessness.