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Aug 14, 2014, 12:11 ET
River Parks Authority, a local public trust in Tulsa, today announced a historic partnership with George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) on the future Gathering Place for Tulsa. Under the agreement, GKFF will give ownership of the park to River Parks Authority and will ensure ongoing operation, maintenance and programming for the life of the park, which is expected to open in late 2017. The $350 million gift, combining land, design, construction costs and operating, security, maintenance and programming costs for the lifetime of the park -- the total commitment is being funded by GKFF and numerous corporate and community philanthropists. (PRNewsFoto/George Kaiser Family Foundation)

River Parks, Community Donors and George Kaiser Family Foundation partner on transformational park for Tulsa

 River Parks Authority, a local public trust in the Tulsa community, today announced a historic partnership with George Kaiser Family...

Jul 18, 2014, 08:45 ET

Kaiser/UNAIDS Study Finds Dip in Donor Government Commitments for AIDS In 2013

Donor governments in 2013 committed US$8.1 billion in new funding to support the AIDS response in low- and middle-income countries, down 3 percent...

Jun 19, 2014, 11:15 ET

New Kaiser Survey of People with Non-Group Insurance Finds Nearly Six in 10 People Enrolled in Marketplace Plans Were Previously Uninsured

The first in a series of new surveys from the Kaiser Family Foundation of people who buy their own health insurance provides new data about the...

Jun 17, 2014, 09:15 ET

Walgreens And Greater Than AIDS Team With Health Departments And Local AIDS Service Organizations To Offer HIV Testing In Support Of National HIV Testing Day

In support of National HIV Testing Day, June 27, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), the nation's largest drugstore chain, and Greater Than AIDS,...

May 01, 2014, 09:00 ET
ESSENCE Empowerment Experience with Alicia Keys (PRNewsFoto/Kaiser Family Foundation)

Alicia Keys at The 2014 ESSENCE Festival To Headline a Special ESSENCE Empowerment Experience Panel With Greater Than AIDS:

Fifteen time Grammy Award-winning artist and HIV advocate Alicia Keys will join with Greater Than AIDS and ESSENCE to headline a special ESSENCE...

Feb 27, 2014, 10:00 ET

Julie Rovner Chosen as Robin Toner Distinguished Fellow

 The Kaiser Family Foundation has named NPR health policy correspondent Julie Rovner as the Robin Toner Distinguished Fellow.  Rovner is...

Nov 15, 2013, 14:21 ET

Recién estrenada calculadora y hojas de datos explican Obamacare en español

The Kaiser Family Foundation inauguró hoy un nuevo centro de recursos para el consumidor en español para explicar cómo la Ley de...

Nov 04, 2013, 09:00 ET

New Web Portal Explains The Affordable Care Act - "Obamacare"- For People With HIV

The Kaiser Family Foundation has produced a new consumer web portal to help people living with HIV navigate the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ...

Sep 19, 2013, 13:38 ET

Kaiser Family Foundation presenta "Los YouToons Se Preparan Para Obamacare", una versión en español del video animado que explica los próximos cambios en los cuidados de la salud

Antes del inicio del período de inscripción abierta, el 1 de octubre, la Kaiser Family Foundation presenta un video en español para...

Aug 14, 2013, 00:30 ET

Kaiser Analysis: Tax Credits to Average $2,700 Per Family Next Year for People Who Now Buy Their Own Insurance

A new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis estimates that Americans who currently buy their own insurance through the individual market would receive...

Jul 18, 2013, 09:00 ET

New Kaiser Family Foundation Animation Explains Changes Coming for Americans Under Obamacare

"The YouToons Get Ready For Obamacare" Follows Up On 2010 Video "Health Reform Hits Main Street" The Kaiser Family Foundation released a new...

Jun 26, 2013, 14:23 ET

VH1 Joins With Greater Than AIDS And Alicia Keys To Spotlight Impact Of HIV On Women In The U.S.

 VH1 is helping to bring attention to the impact of HIV/AIDS on women with a new series of public service ads slated to air during its popular...

May 06, 2013, 09:00 ET

Kaiser Family Foundation Launches All New kff.org

 The Kaiser Family Foundation today announced the launch of an all new kff.org, the Foundation's popular web destination for its health policy...

Jan 30, 2013, 10:30 ET
Grammy Award-winning Oklahoma rock music legend Leon Russell made an appearance in Tulsa, Okla. on Tuesday to help announce that a collection of more than 4,500 items featuring him and his work has been acquired by the Oklahoma Historical Society for display at the future Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture. Russell is pictured here with Dr. Bob Blackburn, executive director of Oklahoma Historical Society.  (PRNewsFoto/George Kaiser Family Foundation)

Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture to display collection of more than 4,500 items featuring legendary musician Leon Russell

 Grammy Award-winning Oklahoma rock music legend Leon Russell made an appearance in Tulsa, Okla. on Tuesday to help announce that a collection...

Jan 24, 2013, 12:30 ET

Poll Finds Bipartisan Public Support For Creating State Insurance Exchanges Despite Continuing Party Divisions Over the ACA

More Americans Back Than Oppose State Medicaid Expansions But, Like Many Governors, Public Splits Along Party Lines On The Federal Deficit, Public...

Nov 26, 2012, 12:15 ET

Report Finds State Costs of Implementing The Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion Would Be Modest Compared to Increases in Federal Funds, and Some States Would See Net Savings

Updated Analysis Provides New Data on Coverage and Cost Impact of the Medicaid Expansion Under The ACA A new report released today by...

Sep 11, 2012, 10:00 ET

Family Health Premiums Rise 4 Percent to Average $15,745 in 2012, National Benchmark Employer Survey Finds

Annual premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage reached $15,745 this year, up 4 percent from last year, with workers on average...

Jul 18, 2012, 11:00 ET

Donor nation support for HIV stands firm but investments remain at 2008 levels

U.S. continues to account for more than half of all donor government investments Donor nation funding in 2011 for HIV in low- and...

Jun 27, 2012, 09:00 ET

Online Coverage of XIX International AIDS Conference to Include Daily Webcasts, Podcasts and News Recaps

The International AIDS Society and Kaiser Family Foundation Partner to Offer Free Comprehensive Daily Coverage of Conference The...

May 21, 2012, 09:00 ET

Kaiser Poll Finds Bipartisan Support For Spending On Global Health

Public Believes Much Aid Is Lost To Corruption Two-thirds of Americans say that the U.S. is spending too little or about the right...