2020 Grant Changes

We are all in a season of adjustment.   As a community, we are adjusting to a world that feels and looks differently than it did a few months back. As individuals, we are adjusting to new ways of being with one another and figuring out how to navigate this current environment. As a funder, we are also adjusting our grant …

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Virtual Healing for the Healer: Preparing for Your At-Home Retreat

One of the programs of The Healing Trust, beyond grantmaking, is our Healing for the Healer retreats. The Trust has offered them since 2008 as a way to say thank you to helping professionals in our community by providing a free day of rest, relaxation, and self-care centered on the belief that the healing and wholeness of service professionals matters …

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Stepping into sabbatical: a conversation with Renee Rizzo

Sabbatical Grants provide support for a nonprofit organization during a period of sabbatical for its CEO/Executive Director. We believe that the CEO’s time away is beneficial for the individual, the interim staff, and the organization’s sustainability. President/CEO of Hope Clinic for Women, Renee Rizzo, graciously agreed to share some of her insights from this unique opportunity. Q. How long were …

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Advocacy Grant Program FAQ

Curious about our Advocacy Grants Program?  Check out the answers to these FAQs below. What kinds of advocacy do you fund? The Trust funds systems change advocacy, meaning advocacy that is directed towards institutions and organizations to change policy, procedures and practice to improve access to health care services and/or the prevention and mitigation of Adverse Childhood Experiences. The institutions/organizations …

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7 Tips to Make the Best of Your Internship

As a college and graduate student, I have been told that internships are important and can open crucial doors for my career. “Get an internship and all the doors will be open,” they said. But is it really that simple and straightforward?  I am a full-time graduate student with an internship and a part time job who is trying to …

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