BUILD Health Challenge announces 18 awardees

The BUILD Health Challenge, an initiative founded by The Advisory Board Company, the de Beaumont Foundation, the Colorado Health Foundation, The Kresge Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has announced grants to 18 healthcare projects. The collaborative awarded grants with the goal of supporting community-driven programs that address social and environmental factors in healthcare. Seven initiatives received implementation grants of $250,000 over two years to expand and strengthen existing programs, while the other 11 received $75,000 to start new ones. Each of the implementation grant recipients' partnering health systems also pledged to match each award financially. Announcement