Gilead awards $20M to health equity organizations 

The Gilead Foundation awarded $20 million Sept. 13 to an inaugural group of 13 organizations working to advance health through education equity.

The program, named the Creating Possible Fund, selected grantees based on "creative and scalable approaches to tackling equity gaps in education and health" for U.S. youth. 

"We know that inequities in health stem from larger structural inequities that are deeply embedded in our society, laws, economy and particularly our educational systems," said Korab Zuka, president of the Gilead Foundation and vice president of public affairs of Gilead Sciences. "With assistance from leaders in education and health, we believe we've chosen a group of innovators in health equity who will make a meaningful impact on society."

The inaugural grantees are: 

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