Our Work


Increasing Access to Care

The health care system is working through a coverage expansion unlike any other since 1965, at the same time that it seeks to improve care quality and reduce care costs. Some have … [Read More]


Advocating for Complete Streets

More livable, safer and accessible streets may be destined for a Phoenix city block near you, thanks to grassroots efforts and development of a pioneering working group made up of … [Read More]


Building Organizational Capacity

SLHI's capacity building efforts support its theory of change: Healthy and resilient communities are supported by policy and systems shaped and influenced by effective non-profits … [Read More]


Reinventing Neighborhoods

SLHI, the City of Phoenix and Arizona State University have partnered to implement a Department of Housing and Urban Development grant with the goal of reimagining - and … [Read More]


Building Powerful Alliances

Building healthier communities requires work that today often exist in terms of wills, but not always skills. SLHI's work with Maryvale, South Phoenix, and the Canyon Corridor … [Read More]

Latest News

King vs. Burwell: Coverage, Access and Health

The Supreme Court has ruled. Subsidies offered to Arizonans through the Health Insurance Marketplace will continue. They helped make insurance coverage affordable for more than 150,000 Arizonans in 2015. That's enough people … [Read More]

SLHI Board Endorses Move PHX

The St. Luke's Health Initiatives Board of Trustees has voted to endorse passage of Proposition 104, the "all of the above" strategy for improving Phoenix's transportation infrastructure. Why is a health foundation getting … [Read More]

2015 Innovation Grants Announced

It's not the idea. It's what you do with it. In April 2015, SLHI completed its second round of Innovation Grant funding focused on ideas that trigger policy and systems change. This year we also developed a special … [Read More]

A Food Policy Coalition For Maricopa County

Try googling the words "Food Policy Coalition." You’ll notice that there are a lot of them across the country. You won’t yet find much for Arizona, but in Maricopa County that's changing right now. St. Luke’s Health … [Read More]

Health Workforce, Healthy Economy

Arizona wants a more highly-paid workforce. Arizona needs more health care professionals. The intersection of those two thoughts drove a new partnership and publication. Health Workforce, Healthy Economy is a Policy Primer … [Read More]