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Philanthropy Hour Podcast: “Claire Fiddian-Green of Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation on Tackling Big Issues”
Our President and CEO, Claire Fiddian-Green, recently spoke with Philanthropy Hour podcast host, Greg Cherry, about the Foundation, its focus areas and, specifically, its role in combating the opioid epidemic in Indianapolis.
Health Affairs: “Funders’ Efforts To Prevent Substance Use Disorders”
Many foundations are striving to make an impact. In December 2017 the Chronicle of Philanthropy highlighted Claire Fiddian-Green, who leads the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, as someone who is “quietly changing the nonprofit world.” This foundation funds organizations serving the greater Indianapolis, Indiana, area. It made a $700,000 grant to Eskenazi Health Foundation to try to change what often happens after patients leave the emergency department (ED) following an opioid overdose…