Our health is inextricably tied to where we live, learn, work, and play. It is shaped by our access to stable housing, quality schools, clean and safe open spaces, and much more.

At the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, we are working to help broaden the discussion about what shapes health, and set a new standard of health, equity and well-being for all communities.


Through a wide array of grant programs, we engage policymakers, business leaders, community groups and many other stakeholders with a common interest in making it easier for everyone to get and stay healthy.

Grants & Grant Programs

Learn about the types of programs and activities RWJF supports, and our grantmaking process.

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We fund research to deepen our understanding of some of America’s greatest health challenges, and identify new approaches to bring about meaningful change. We also constantly evaluate and draw lessons both from our own programs and work many others have done.

Research, Evaluation & Learning

Learn about our research and evaluation programs, and how we apply key findings to our work.

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Building a national Culture of Health is the central focus of everything we do. However, we know that we are just one of many who believe that everyone in our diverse society should have the opportunity to lead longer, healthier lives.

Building a Culture of Health

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's vision for moving health beyond the traditional clinical setting to include social factors such as housing, education, and employment that have a significant effect on everyone's health and well-being.

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