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Hurricane Irma Response

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09/2017

After taking a destructive path through the Caribbean, Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys on September 10. It wreaked havoc as it moved through the state of Florida. States of Emergency were issued in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

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Report on the Toll of Opioid Use in Indiana

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09/2016

The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, a private, independent foundation located in Indianapolis, recently focused a portion of its grantmaking on two primary causes of Indiana’s negative health outcomes: opioid prescription drug/heroin addiction, and tobacco use. The resources provided below are a result of their research on these topics, along with information to support grant initiatives. This information was shared at The Summit on Tobacco and Opioid Addiction for Indiana Funders in September 2016.

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Benchmarking Foundation Evaluation Practices

Publication date: 
09/2016

Developed in partnership with the Center for Evaluation Innovation (CEI), Benchmarking Foundation Evaluation Practices is the most comprehensive data collection effort to date on evaluation practices at foundations. The report shares data points and infographics on crucial topics related to evaluation at foundations, such as evaluation staffing and structures, investment in evaluation work, and the usefulness of evaluation information.

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Report on the Tobacco Epidemic in Marion County and Indiana

Publication date: 
09/2016

The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, a private, independent foundation located in Indianapolis, recently focused a portion of its grantmaking on two primary causes of Indiana’s negative health outcomes: opioid prescription drug/heroin addiction, and tobacco use. The resources provided below are a result of their research on these topics, along with information to support grant initiatives. This information was shared at The Summit on Tobacco and Opioid Addiction for Indiana Funders in September 2016.

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Selected Examples of Current Funders of Opioid and Tobacco Initiatives

Publication date: 
09/2016

The following examples provide highlights of funders from Indiana and around the country that are addressing opioid and tobacco use in their communities in a variety of ways. While this is by no means a comprehensive list of funding initiatives, it does represent a range the way in which different types of funders have supported strategies to reduce opioid and tobacco use.

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