RWJF is passionate about the responsibility it has to share information and foster understanding of the impact of past grantmaking—what works, what doesn’t and why.
September 18, 2015 | Program Results Report
Health Games Research supported 21 studies to discover evidence-based game design principles that could improve the effectiveness of health games. Grantees tested behavior-change strategies with diverse groups, technologies, topics, and outcomes.
October 20, 2014 | Program Results Report
Starting in 2008, the Vera Institute of Justice in New York began running Common Justice, an innovative service program for those harmed by and responsible for crime and an alternative to incarceration for young people ages 16 to 24.
September 19, 2014 | Program Results Report
Cure Violence puts trained outreach workers and "violence interrupters" in urban neighborhoods to engage youth and mediate high-risk conflicts before they turn violent. Born in Chicago, the public health approach has been widely replicated.
July 8, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Rutgers Center for State Health Policy studied the impact of state and federal Affordable Care Act requirements expanding the availability of dependent coverage for young adults on their parents' health plans.
April 22, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Council for a Strong America mobilized leaders in business, law enforcement, and the military to make the case to policy-makers for investing in and supporting public health and community-wide prevention efforts.
February 12, 2014 | Program Results Report
United Teen Equality Center staff worked with Southeast Asian youth in Lowell, Mass., to reduce violence and improve youth access to health care. A John Hopkins University team evaluated the center's Streetworker Program, a youth outreach program.
October 18, 2013 | Program Results Report
To combat isolation and loneliness among vulnerable individuals, including the disabled and frail elderly, the PLAN Institute for Caring Citizenship and Tyze Personal Networks developed Web-based social support networks called Tyze.
January 14, 2013 | Program Results Report
Vote & Vax increased access to influenza immunization and other preventive services for vulnerable populations through clinics provided at polling places on Election Day from 2004 though 2010.
July 30, 2012 | Program Results Report
Project L/EARN is an intensive, paid 10-week summer internship in health-focused research for diverse undergraduates underrepresented in the field. It includes instruction, a research project, and one-on-one faculty mentoring.
June 20, 2012 | Program Results Report
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health surveyed 591 tobacco cessation programs for young people, evaluated 41 programs, and described programs that were sustained.