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Giving Compass' Take:
• This report offers insight on how local grantmakers and governments can intentionally create community-based solutions to decrease social isolation.
• What role can donor investment play in addressing systemic issues of social isolation?
• Read how loneliness is becoming a health risk.
Using lessons learned from the healthy communities movement, the Social Isolation Learning Network co-created this report to help reframe the national conversation toward one that recognizes the root causes of, and systemic solutions to, social isolation.
This report seeks to inspire and equip all readers—especially grantmaking organizations and local government leaders— to intentionally redesign community-level systems to support meaningful social connections. Produced by Healthy Places by Design and the Social Isolation Learning Network with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Read the full report about social isolation at Grantmakers in Aging.
Rates of social isolation have soared around the world, with profound impacts on health and well-being.