Convergence Partnership

Established in 2007, the Convergence Partnership is a collaborative of eight national foundations and healthcare organizations with the shared goal of changing policies and environments to better achieve the vision of healthy people living in healthy places. Through pooled investments and joint activities, the Partnership has helped to institute policy changes across the country, as well as catalyzed new public and philanthropic resources, new alliances, new partnerships, and new voices joining the effort to achieve healthy people and healthy places. The Partnership’s efforts demonstrate a new way for philanthropy to work and a new approach to tackling issues and for advancing health and equity. There are 8 funding partners in the Convergence Partnership: Ascension Health, The California Endowment, Kaiser Permanente, The Kresge Foundation, Nemours, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acts as the Partnership’s technical advisor. PolicyLink serves as the program director for the Partnership. Prevention Institute works with PolicyLink to provide strategic support to the Partnership.

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