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.
June 17, 2015 | Program Results Report
Sound Partners for Community Health helped increase public awareness of health issues and to facilitate citizens and policy-makers in taking a more informed and active role in health issues at the local level.
May 26, 2015 | Program Results Report
Tobacco control leaders from several nations analyzed and published "endgame" strategies for accelerating drops in smoking rates - and even eliminating smoking completely.
October 1, 2014 | Program Results Report
RWJF supports production of a white paper identifying lessons that other states can learn from Massachusetts’ first-in-the-nation trust fund to support community-based health-promotion and disease-prevention programs.
July 31, 2014 | Program Results Report
A learning collaborative of health systems explored ways to shift charity care dollars to proactive investments in neighborhoods and in community-wide disease-prevention effort.
July 29, 2014 | Program Results Report
Latino Health Access raised awareness among Latinos in Orange County, Calif., about the risks of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
July 8, 2014 | Program Results Report
The city of Escondido, Calif., worked with public and private partners to design, develop, and implement a project to reduce the harmful effects of alcohol and drug use caused by nondependent users.
May 10, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) partnered with a local nursing school to offer health literacy classes, coaching, and workshops to Latino immigrants in Newark, N.J. Nursing students and ICC staff received related training.
April 4, 2014 | Program Results Report
Prevention Institute analyzed the "landscape of prevention" and engaged partners within and outside the health sector to advance momentum for community prevention and align local, state, and national efforts to improve health.
January 14, 2014 | Program Results Report
Trust for America's Health analyzed state-level obesity trends and estimated the impact on disease rates and health care costs by 2030 if current trends continue, and if obesity is reduced by 5 percent.