Strengthening the Voice for Access

The Strengthening the Voice for Access grant program provides up to two years of operating support to advocacy organizations whose missions and activities are focused on promoting the health and health care interests of low-income and vulnerable Massachusetts residents.

Investing in Consumer Health Advocacy through Operating Support, Strengthening the Voice for Access: 2011-2013

This report demonstrates how a general-operating-funds approach to grantmaking can forge stronger and more effective partnerships between the philanthropy and consumer health advocacy communities. It includes examples of the positive impact this approach has had on access to health care in Massachusetts and highlights some of the activities and achievements of 2011-2013 Strengthening the Voice for Access grantee organizations.