One of the main objectives of the Fund during the initial five-year period is to provide financial support to community health centers and free and charitable clinics, as well as other community organizations and educational institutions that focus affects a person’s health – the physical environment and social, political, cultural and economic factors – commonly referred to as the social determinants of health. The Fund will invite applications at a later date.
Initial anchor support for the Fund was provided by longtime partner AbbVie, who announced in December its contribution as part of its larger social investment, and by philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. This month, the NBA also announced its support for NBA All-Star 2021, and the Fund is inviting others to join the efforts.
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