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New Initiatives Archive

2016 Laura and John Arnold Foundation Annual Report

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation today issued its 2016 Annual Report, “Reforming Systems to Improve Lives.” The report explains that LJAF’s approach to philanthropy is focused on identifying effective, sustainable solutions that address the root causes of a problem. Laura and John Arnold stated that this approach has begun to demonstrate success in several … Read More

Couple to give $7.2 million toward efforts to lower drug prices

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Laura and John Arnold Foundation announces $7.2 million in grants to address the rising cost of pharmaceutical drugs

HOUSTON, TX—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced $7.2 million in grants for research and pilot projects aimed at addressing the rising cost of pharmaceutical drugs and reducing the financial barriers that can make it difficult to obtain life-saving treatments. The research projects will focus on analyzing how regulatory policies and programs impact … Read More

Laura and John Arnold Foundation announces $1.9 million grant to develop Internet Archive search engine

Houston, TX—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced a $1.9 million grant to the Internet Archive, the world’s largest public digital library, to develop a search engine that will provide unprecedented access to its extensive collection of webpages, also known as the Wayback Machine. The search engine will allow researchers, historians, and others … Read More

Laura and John Arnold Foundation awards $5.49 million grant to High Value Healthcare Collaborative in an effort to improve patient care, lower costs

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced a $5.49 million grant to the High Value Healthcare Collaborative (HVHC) to develop a first-of-its-kind learning network for disseminating best practices across HVHC’s member health systems, which serve 20 percent of the U.S. population. The network will design strategies to accelerate the spread of best practice … Read More