The California Endowment (CA)

The California Endowment is a private, statewide health foundation that was established in 1996 through Blue Cross of California's WellPoint Health Network.

The mission of California Endowment is to expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities, and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of all Californians.

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$3,699,473,000 - 2010-03-31
$4,773,842,000 - 2007-02-28


$124,392,000 - 2010-03-31
$146,621,142 - 2007-02-28

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Recent News from California Endowment

Institutional LGBTQ funding reached record high in 2015
Foundation: Arcus Foundation, Gill Foundation, California Endowment, Coca-Cola Foundation, Ford Foundation

Of the 100 largest foundations in the United States, 41 awarded at least one grant on LGBTQ issues — a slight increase over 2014. Of these...more

A Church-Affiliated Network Helps Immigrants Toward Legal Status. Who's Backing It?
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, California Endowment

To those familiar with this space, the list isn't very surprising: Ford, MacArthur, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and the Open...more

How a $750000 grant could help transform state's juvenile justice system
Foundation: Sierra Health Foundation, California Endowment, Zellerbach Family Foundation, California Wellness Foundation

In phase one of the initiative, which was rolled out in 2012, six counties received $75,000 grants to create plans focusing on “crossover youth,”...more

Never Say Die: How State Health Funders Are Defending Obamacare
Foundation: California Endowment

Among other things, as we've reported, some spent vast sums to grant to help state residents take advantage of the ACA and get health...more

Another Funder That's Looking Beyond the Doctor's Office in a Quest for Better Health
Foundation: Aetna Foundation , California Endowment, Johnson Foundation , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

That reality is behind the Aetna Foundation's three-year-old grant program to support community-based nonprofits that work on social determinants...more

In a Climate of Fear, California Funders Step Up for Immigrants
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, California Endowment, James Irvine Foundation , New York Community Trust, Weingart Foundation, Irvine Foundation

Earlier this month, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation's board voted unanimously to give its full support to Senate Bill 6, the Due Process for...more

The Annenberg Foundation Moves Its Acclaimed LA n Sync Program To a New Home — the ...
Foundation: Blue Shield of California Foundation, California Community Foundation, Annenberg Foundation , California Endowment, Annenberg Foundation, California Wellness Foundation

22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Annenberg Foundation and the California Community Foundation (CCF) officially announced the next phase...more

Scary Times: Foundations, Trumpism, and the Psychology of Fear
Foundation: California Endowment, Heinz Endowments, Rockefeller Foundation, Irvine Foundation

The joint statement by philanthropy leaders was coordinated by ... policy infrastructure believe in philanthropic freedom, and so we can expect...more

Big vision requires big bets
Foundation: California Endowment

The California Endowment is just over halfway into our Building Healthy Communities initiative, a holistic attempt to improve health...more

Illustrative Grants from California Endowment

Matching Gifts - $113,040

Art Share Los Angeles, Inc. - $10,000

Black Dot Artists, Inc. - $15,000

CommuniCare Health Centers - $62,437

Lighthouse Recovery Club of Hanford - $25,040

LPC Consulting Associates, Inc. - $51,679

NAMI Urban Los Angeles - $100,000

Prevent Blindness Northern California - $15,000

Public Health Institute - $95,473

San Diegans for Health Care Coverage - $61,068

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