Former nurse Susan Gouveia found herself homeless and without medical insurance. Fortunately, the South of Market Health Center provided her with the care she needed. This experience brought stability to her life and brings hope to many like Susan. And now she even serves on the Center’s board as a patient representative.
► Meet Susan & the other SMHC patients
What Does It Mean to Age Strong?
To Age Strong, older adults must belong to communities that support their ability to age independently and with dignity. We‘ve joined AARP, the AARP Foundation and the Calvert Foundation in launching the Age Strong fund to support and finance age-friendly communities that benefit low-income adults nationally.
How can Detroit achieve inclusive growth and increase opportunity for all of its residents? Our Detroit Corridor Initiative team explored this challenging question. They offer innovative solutions in their new report and will join partners to discuss the hopeful possibilities at the upcoming OFN Conference.
Nearly 30 million Americans live in communities without access to supermarkets and affordable, healthy foods. Our new Policy Brief examines the federal government’s Health Food Financing Initiative and the innovative work of Capital Impact Partners to expand access to healthy foods in underserved communities.
The changing health care landscape requires community health centers to adapt so that they can continue to deliver quality care. Our newest loan fund with The California Endowment provides the low-cost, flexible financing and technical assistance necessary to support California’s FQHCs and increase their impact.
From our headquarters in Arlington to our offices in Detroit and Oakland, we have a number of positions waiting for mission-driven lenders, accounting specialists and portfolio managers. Now is the opportunity to use your professional and financial savvy to help us drive social impact for those most in need.