Best Health Care Brands Are Nonprofit: Survey
September 26, 2012

The best private health care plans in the United States are run by nonprofit organizations, according to the latest survey published in the November issue of Consumer Reports.

Without shareholder concerns and other investor-related issues, nonprofit health care companies can better focus on their mission to provide care itself, said Dr. John Santa, director of the Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center. "Investors have an expectation of getting a return and resources have to be devoted to that, and that creates a different culture," Santa said.

Have You Met Your Match?
July 1, 2012

Employee matching-gift and volunteer-grant programs are two underutilized sources of fundraising for many nonprofit organizations.

Aetna and the Aetna Foundation Granted $1.03 Million to Washington, D.C.-Based Nonprofits in 2010
August 1, 2011

Aetna and the Aetna Foundation together awarded $1.03 million in community grants and sponsorships to Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organizations during 2010. The grants were made to organizations addressing a variety of health issues, including obesity among adults and children, racial and ethnic equity in health care, and needed improvements in the integration and coordination of health care services. In addition, grants were made in support of arts and cultural programs, human services and academic organizations, faith-based initiatives and many others.

Aetna Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to MAP International
March 6, 2009

The Aetna Foundation today awarded a $25,000 grant to MAP International, a nonprofit organization that promotes the total health — physical, economic, social, emotional and spiritual health — of impoverished people in over 115 countries.