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InterAct for Change

InterAct for Change is the 501(c)(3) public charity arm of Interact for Health. In 2002, Interact for Health, then known as The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, established the Health Foundation Fund. In 2007, the fund transitioned to a full-service philanthropic enterprise called InterAct for Change.

Today, InterAct for Change works with clients, partners and community collaboratives to achieve measurable results through charitable giving and supports the mission of Interact for Health.

Mission & Vision

Our mission is to inspire, lead, and support active giving and innovative philanthropic solutions. Our vision is to be a nationally recognized leader in creating innovative, inspiring philanthropic solutions.

Data for Equity Collaborative

In 2021, three local health funders – bi3, HealthPath and Interact for Health – came together to survey nonprofit partners about their organizational capacity building needs. The main areas of interest that emerged were evaluation, impact, data and learning, and equity-focused leadership and practices.

This led to the formation of the Data for Equity Funding Collaborative, which is housed at InterAct for Change. The purpose of the collaborative partnership is to provide funding, technical assistance and learning opportunities to Greater Cincinnati nonprofit organizations to develop their organizational capacity around data and evaluation in service of health equity. As part of the first cohort, 10 organizations each received a $25,000 grant over 12 months.

Nursing Scholarships

InterAct for Change administers merit scholarships that benefit college students within 65 miles of downtown Cincinnati. Learn more. Note: scholarships will not be awarded in 2023.

Board of Directors

Chair: Mary Ronan, Superintendent, Norwood City School District
Vice chair: Rick Williams, President and CEO, The Home Ownership Center of Greater Cincinnati
Jeanette Altenau, Director of Community Relations, TriHealth
Michael Chasnoff, CEO and Founder, Truepoint Wealth Counsel
Chris Makaroff, Professor and Dean, Miami University
Denisha Porter, Director, All-In Cincinnati

Financial information

To review Interact for Change's financial documents, please see past 990s:

  • To view Interact for Change's 2020 990 and 990-T, click here.
  • To view Interact for Change's 2019 990 and 990-T, click here.
  • To view Interact for Change's 2018 990 and 990-T, click here.