Working to help build a Culture of Health in our home state.
New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI) supports innovations and collaboration to build healthier communities across New Jersey.
The state-wide grantmaking program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, NJHI supports projects that develop new approaches to resolving the state's health care needs.
NJHI’s mission mirrors that of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—to improve the health and health care of all Americans. Against that backdrop, the program works to help address the many health challenges of New Jersey’s diverse populations and communities, and afford everyone in the state the opportunity to live the healthiest life possible
This report summarizes findings and makes recommendations for foundations to consider in identifying and working with intermediaries that it believes are important to support in light of its commitment to racial equity and community voice.
New Jersey Health Initiatives
A program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), New Jersey Health Initiatives supports innovative efforts to improve health in RWJF's home state.
Lowering the Age of Medicare Eligibility to 60
Researchers find that lowering the age of Medicare eligibility would lead to small coverage gains and improve the overall affordability of health insurance at a high cost to the federal government.
Lauren Smith, MD, MPH, Appointed Vice President of Strategic Portfolios at the Robert Wood Johnson F...
Lauren Smith will serve as a member of the Foundation’s senior leadership team and will oversee strategy development, implementation, and management of RWJF’s key focus areas, or strategic portfolios.
RWJF Announces 2022 Award for Health Equity Winners
RWJF announced nine winners of the 2022 Award for Health Equity, which celebrates individuals who have changed health systems and policies at a local level to increase the chance for everyone to have a fair and just opportunity for health and wellbeing.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Selects 2023 Culture of Health Prize Winners
RWJF announced the nine communities chosen to receive the 2023 Culture of Health Prize. The Prize celebrates communities across the country where community members and organizations are collaborating to build solutions to barriers that have created unequal opportunities for health and wellbeing.