Building healthier communities requires connecting local experiences and solutions with the universal context. The wisdom is in the community – if we listen well – lived experience can guide change agents to the systems that are not working and clarify what is needed to rectify the problem.
Nothing about us without us.
Race equity can be the meeting ground for democracy in action. Many partners united by a shared purpose can work collectively to dismantle huge problems.
The Foundation partners with anyone who has a shared interest in a healthy Pinellas county, including:
- Grantmakers and Non-profits
- Governmental agencies
- Local, regional and statewide groups
- The media
- Faith organizations
- Financial institutions
- Policy makers
Funded partners are organizations and groups that have received financial support or another type of fuel from the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg. Learn more about the impact of previous partners, and find out how to submit an idea for consideration.Learn More
Community in Action
Those affected by a systems issue have the deepest understanding of what needs to change. That's one reason why the Foundation believes solutions must be centered on lived experience, and prioritize collaboration that starts with, is owned by, and sustained by community.Learn More
Communities can take action on the social determinants of health, but multi-sector collaboration is key. Influential institutions which have economic and social impact are often called anchor institutions. Relationships with these partners help shape systems change.
Pinellas Race Equity Leadership Council
The Pinellas Race Equity Leadership Council is a small group of subject matter experts, community members, civic leaders, government officials, faith leaders, and business and nonprofit chief executive officers –working together to affect transformative social change.