Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Fund

http://www.commonwealthfund.org

Overview

  • Organization TypeFoundation
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1918
The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults. The Fund carries out this mandate by supporting independent research on health care issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy. An international program in health policy is designed to stimulate innovative policies and practices in the United States and other industrialized countries. Mission Statement The Commonwealth Fund—among the first private foundations started by a woman philanthropist, Anna M. Harkness—was established in 1918 with the broad charge to enhance the common good. The mission of The Commonwealth Fund is to promote a high-performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults. The Fund carries out this mandate by supporting independent research on health care issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy. An international program in health policy is designed to stimulate innovative policies and practices in the United States and other industrialized countries.

Careers

Staff at The Commonwealth Fund have experience in

Sectors

  • reproductive health
  • personnel / human resources
  • development
  • economic policy
  • public administration

Funders

  • commonwealth secretariat

Countries

  • malawi
  • united states
  • sierra leone
  • swaziland
  • tanzania

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • New York
  • 1 East 75th Street