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Connections 2018 aims to strengthen nonprofit health organizations by convening 250-275 attendees to: 1) promote networking and a learning community; 2) provide Georgia-based nonprofits with opportunities for collaboration and networking; and 3) share experiences and accomplishments by featuring exemplary work by grantees.  

The Foundation will be accepting proposals related to the theme of the conference from organizations located in Georgia. Sessions will be approximately 60 minutes in duration, including a Q&A portion.  We encourage you to partner with other organizations and collaborate in a session.  Limited travel support will be provided to presenters.  Those selected will be notified by January 2018.


Don't miss this unique opportunity to be part of our program!


Topics of interest have been identified and include, but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Building a Culturally Competent Workforce

  • Community Partnerships and Collaboration

  • Health Equity and Healthcare Disparities

  • Health Systems Transformation

  • Organizational Capacity Building

  • Moving the Needle

  • Communicating for Health

  • Community Engagement and Inclusion

  • Evaluation with an Equity Lens

  • Health and Econoic Development

  • Rural Health and Healthcare

  • Social Determinants of Health

  • Attracting Capital Investments


                  Deadline to submit proposals: November 10, 2017


Criteria for Proposals

Priority will be given to proposals that meet the following criteria:

  • Fit with the theme of the 2018 Conference

  • Address health disparities and the social determinants of health

  • Have a health-related/human service focus

  • Demonstrate innovative evidence-based strategies


Questions to consider before submitting your proposal(s):

  • Why is this important?

  • Who is the target audience?

  • What new information will be provided by this topic?

  • How can I partner with other colleagues to design and present a session?

  • How will the topic highlight effective collaborations or partnerships?


To submit a proposal, click on the link below to complete the form and email it by November 10, 2017 to Only electronic submissions will be considered. Please direct all questions to Javier Sanchez, 404.653.0990.