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In communities around the nation, RWJF is working to develop leaders from different backgrounds and disciplines. We position them at the forefront of evidence and research and help them become key ambassadors for health and drivers of change.

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Featured Initiatives

RWJF funds many initiatives in support of our vision for a Culture of Health. For this focus area, these initiatives were selected to demonstrate grantmaking that is helping us achieve the greatest impact.  

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Culture of Health Leadership Institute for Racial Healing

Culture of Health Leadership Institute for Racial Healing is a leadership experience that helps practitioners strengthen their skills in advancing racial and health equity using the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) framework.

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Health Policy Research Scholars

Health Policy Research Scholars invests in scholars from historically marginalized backgrounds who can help shape policy toward a Culture of Health through research and leadership.

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Interdisciplinary Research Leaders

Interdisciplinary Research Leaders equips teams of researchers and community partners to apply advanced leadership skills and rigorous research in meeting pressing community health needs. 

Leadership Participant and Alumni Resources

Previous Initiatives

If you have questions about a previous RWJF leadership development program, please contact us at coordinatingcenter@rwjf.org.

Communications Planning Tool

The tool is designed to help you create and implement a proactive plan. It will help you engage more intentionally and strategically in times of urgency and changing circumstances. And it should complement other communication planning tools and training you may have received. If you already have a communications plan, reviewing this tool might help you add new insights and dimensions to it.