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We’re Hiring: Director of Grants and Public Policy

The Partnership for Better Health is seeking a Director of Grants and Public Policy to lead all day-to-day aspects of the foundation’s grantmaking, initiatives, coalitions and policy advocacy work, to improve the health of the people and communities in our region of South Central Pennsylvania. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Grants &… Read more »

Unveiling Our New Grants Framework!

We are pleased to introduce a new grants framework supporting our commitment to build an equitable, just, and inclusive community investment process. Aligned with our values of Equity, Advocacy, Collaboration, Stewardship, and Innovation, the Partnership for Better Health supports projects that improve the health of individuals and communities by focusing on social determinants of healthRead more »

We’re Hiring: Executive Director

The Partnership for Better Health seeks an Executive Director to lead the organization. The Executive Director works in partnership with the Board of Trustees and staff team to provide leadership, vision and direction for the organization and develop organizational strategies in pursuit of the foundation’s mission. As a community foundation with health equity at the… Read more »

Gov. Josh Shapiro Proclaims September 2023 as Health Equity Month

The Partnership for Better Health is thrilled to celebrate the designation of September 2023 as Health Equity Month in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Governor Josh Shapiro remarked, “I commend all those helping to raise awareness of health equity, and I applaud their devotion to improving the health and well-being of all Pennsylvanians.” In his proclamation,… Read more »

We’re Hiring: Finance Director

The Partnership for Better Health is seeking a Finance Director to direct all day-to-day aspects of the foundation’s accounting, investment, financial management and HR benefit administration systems. The director will develop and implement financial policy, accounting and reporting through a comprehensive fiscal plan and budget. Reporting to the Executive Director, the director works closely with… Read more »

Youth Mental Health – Local Findings and 2021 Data

The Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) is an important tool used to understand how students in grades 6 to 12 see their community, school, family, and peers. Findings from the survey help decision makers understand community strengths and identify problems that may impact students before they arrive at school, specifically related to food security, housing instability,… Read more »

$859,000 Community Investment Through 2023 Match Madness Campaign!

Representatives from 48 local nonprofits met on April 19 to celebrate the eighth annual Match Madness campaign, which broke records in the number of donations received and grand total raised. “We are astounded by the incredible rallying of support from our community, amidst challenging times,” shared Antonia Price, Director of Communications and Development. “This marks… Read more »

Carlisle Seeks Volunteers to Welcome New Community Members

Have you ever helped someone learn to drive or enrolled children in school? Do you know where to shop for groceries, how to open a bank account, or apply for jobs online? If so, you already have the experience you need to welcome new members of our community! The Partnership for Better Health and Carlisle… Read more »

Spark of Change Grant Impacts

In 2022, we awarded four Spark of Change mini-grants that were intentionally focused on addressing health equity challenges, finding solutions, and amplifying voices at the neighborhood level. Neighborhoods have a shared history and collective community characteristics that set them apart. Awardees demonstrated how their project would impact a specific neighborhood or community in our service… Read more »