Media Matters Health Care Initiative

Resource type: Grants

Granted to Media Matters Action Network

Goal

To launch a rapid response media capability for countering misinformation and obstructive rhetoric about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (health reform law) and to contribute to a more favourable environment for implementing key provisions of the act that will improve the lives of vulnerable people of all ages. The donor is The Atlantic Advocacy Fund Inc., a 501(c)(4) social welfare organisation incorporated in Delaware.

Grant Amount

$450,000

Year Awarded

2010

Term

12 Months

Related Resources

Issues:

Health System Reform

Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Ageing

Foundation Center Themes:

Advocacy Journalism, Equal Access in Health, Information & Media Literacy

Foundation Center Approaches:

Public Engagement & Education, Research, Advocacy