March 7, 2017
Advocacy Alert: Act Now to Save Medicaid!
Republican House Leaders To Repeal ACA
Last night, Republican leaders in the US House of Representatives unveiled legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In addition to making substantial changes to the health law, the proposal would drastically cut and fundamentally restructure the Medicaid program by converting it to a per capita cap, effectively shrinking federal Medicaid funding over time and putting those LSA members serve and support in danger of losing coverage and access to care. This radical restructuring...
February 24, 2017
New LSA Member Grant Resource: GrantStation Insider
Find New Funding Opportunities through LSA GrantStation Partnership
LSA members now have access to GrantStation Insider. Through direct relationships with funders, the GrantStation weekly newsletter provides the latest information on regional and national opportunities.
February 22, 2017
LSA members providing community based services are invited to submit an application for consideration to participate in the Healthy Outcomes Initiative. This initiative, supported by Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) and the Kresge Foundation, is designed to support community based organizations as they explore how new collaborations can expand the delivery of preventative services to high-needs populations, reduce costs to health systems and enable more services reach individuals who need them...
February 2, 2017
Oped: Congress Should Oppose Medicaid Block Grants
LSA President and CEO Charlotte Haberaecker Calls on Congressional Leadership
In an oped in The Hill, LSA President and CEO Charlotte Haberaecker writes that Congress should protect the healthcare of seniors, children and people with disabilities by opposing proposals to convert Medicaid to a block grant or per capita cap program. These proposals would cut federal Medicaid spending by $1 trillion over ten years and would result in a reduction in benefits for millions, at best, and an elimination of benefits for millions, at worst.
February 1, 2017
Attention volunteers and staff of Lutheran Services in America member organizations! Are You… -Leading a new (less than 3 years old) health or human care focused program? -Between the ages of 20 and 35 years old? If you answered "yes" to these questions, you are eligible to apply for a Emerging Leader Grant from Wheat Ridge Ministries during the special LSA Emerging Leader Grant Cycle! Each year, Wheat Ridge Ministries, a member of the LSA network, awards Emerging Leader Grants to...