Strategies & Goals

Overview

Goal #1: Close the health equity gap

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Strategies


Goal #2: Advocate for more equitable and responsive policies and practices that reduce the unfair treatment and disparate impact of structures, institutions and systems

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Strategies

  • Support advocacy and policies that achieve health equity by addressing social determinants of health
  • Support advocacy and policies that increase access to affordable, comprehensive physical and behavioral health care for all
  • Increase the foundation’s leadership in local, state, and national policy initiatives that help close the health equity gap

Goal #3: Be a High Performing Foundation

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Strategies

  • Ensure SLF’s staff structures, practices and operations realize our vision, achieve our mission and live our values
  • Ensure SLF’s board structures, practices and operations best support the foundation’s abilities to realize our vision, achieve our mission and live our values
  • Ensure the foundation’s grantmaking takes an integrated, outcomes-oriented approach to achieve our goals and objectives
  • Develop a protocol regarding site visits—criteria for/against a site visit, standard questions to be asked
  • Strengthen strategic relationships and connections with and among organizations and community leaders to realize more effective and efficient results
  • Utilize quantitative and qualitative metrics to evaluate achievement of our desired results
  • Conduct business in accordance with our values and with integrity and excellence in all matters of operation