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.

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from California Endowment


Inland Empire Black Equity Fund aims to advance advocacy, promote change - The Press-Enterprise
Foundation: California Endowment, James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

Grants will be awarded to nonprofits focused on systems change and power building work in civic engagement, criminal justice transformation, housing...more

Grants to Advance Global Human Rights Rise to US$3.7 Billion
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Foundation to Promote Open Society, California Endowment, Ford Foundation, Johnson Foundation

While the data is from 2018—largely to capture figures from U.S. foundations reported on annual tax filings—the authors point out its relevance...more

We're Hiring: Development Director
Foundation: California Endowment, James Irvine Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Irvine Foundation

The San Francisco Public Press, a 12-year-old independent nonprofit news ... on the design and execution of a growing, diversified fundraising strategy. ... work with the Public Press's management...more

MacArthur Selects Winner of 100&Change Contest
Foundation: California Endowment, Weingart Foundation, California Wellness Foundation

... by a group of philanthropic partners that includes the California Endowment, the California Wellness Foundation, and the Weingart...more

California Endowment Doubles Its Support to Asian American Groups to $100 Million
Foundation: California Endowment

... those organizations accounted for only 20 cents of every 100 foundation grant dollars, according Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in...more

A Call for Solidarity and Collective Action: Asian American Philanthropy Letter of Intention | AAPIP
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Boston Foundation, California Community Foundation, Central Indiana Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Essex County Community Foundation, Initiative Foundation, Jacobs Family Foundation, Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Nellie Mae Education Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Public Welfare Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Rose Community Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Stanislaus Community Foundation, Surdna Foundation, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Cleveland Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Minneapolis Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, San Diego Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Vermont Community Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Washington Women's Foundation, Whatcom Community Foundation, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, William T. Grant Foundation, Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Open Society Foundations, California Wellness Foundation, Simons Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy. As Asian American philanthropic leaders, we are outraged and horrified by the racially...more

Invest in the Quest
Foundation: Inland Empire Community Foundation, California Endowment

“It is an innovative model that will give the IE Black Equity Initiative the ... The Center for Social Innovation led by Professor Karthick Ramakrishnan...more

$5 million coming for Black-led organizations in the Inland Empire with new initiative
Foundation: Inland Empire Community Foundation, California Endowment

The seed money for this fund is coming from The California Endowment and the Inland Empire Community Foundation with the rest of the $5 million...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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