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

Impoverished Salton Sea community receives $3 million government grant to build recreation center
Foundation: Surdna Foundation , California Endowment

The North Shore Community Park project has also received nearly $3.3 million in other grants and donations as well. Funds have come from the California Endowment, ArtPlace America, Surdna Foundation,...more

'We're in a crisis': Richmond tests public health innovation in health care desert
Foundation: California Endowment

Richmond also has been called a food desert: Approximately a third of the city lives in a “critical food access area,” according to the nonprofit Social Compact, which conducted a grocery gap...more

A passion and profession combine to help others
Foundation: California Endowment

A: In 2002, while I was working at the National Latino Research Center, I conducted research on border health after receiving a grant from The California Endowment, a health care foundation. The...more

Lessons from the Kresge Foundation and the California Endowment on impact investing
Foundation: California Endowment, Kresge Foundation

Last week, TFN's Smart Growth California hosted a video conference for funders to learn about the challenges and opportunities for impact investing in low-income communities and other communities in...more

Health Legacy Foundations Address Social Causes of Poor Health Outcomes
Foundation: California Endowment

Health legacy foundations—also known as health conversion foundations—are created when a nonprofit hospital gets acquired by, merges with, or otherwise converts into a ... President and CEO...more

KCETLink's Gentrification Series CITY RISING Receives $600000 Grant From The California ...
Foundation: California Endowment

Burbank, Calif. –Nov. 21, 2017 – KCETLink Media Group, a leading national independent nonprofit public broadcast and digital network, announced today that The California Endowment, under its...more

Power to the Readers: A Muckraking Startup Bets on Small Donors
Foundation: California Endowment

Even accounting for philanthropic support, overall spending on journalism has fallen significantly since 2008, leaving many newsrooms hollowed out. ... As philanthropy steps up its support for...more

Mendocino Lake Complex fire: Donation holders say spending is careful and strategic
Foundation: Community Foundation of Mendocino County, California Endowment

The next phase for the Community Foundation will be setting up a long-term fire recovery committee - a cooperative body that is made up...more

Give BIG San Bernardino County is Two Weeks Away; Schedule your Donations Now
Foundation: California Endowment

“Give BIG nonprofits, sponsors and community members raised money and inspired a new culture of philanthropy in the county over the last four...more

To Close the Racial Health Gap, Philanthropy Must Itself Prioritize Wellness
Foundation: California Endowment

To Close the Racial Health Gap, Philanthropy Must Itself Prioritize Wellness ... increased support from bold and courageous leaders at both the philanthropic and policy level, leaders who are...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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