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The California Wellness Foundation

The California Wellness Foundation is a private, independent foundation established in 1992 as a result of Health Net's conversion from nonprofit to for-profit status.

The foundation is committed to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness, education, and disease prevention.

The foundation focuses on eight health issues which include diversity in health professions; environmental health; healthy aging; mental health; teenage pregnancy prevention; violence prevention; women's health; and work and health.

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White House gun violence program with philanthropies ends - Citrus County Chronicle
Foundation: Joyce Foundation, California Wellness Foundation

... gun violence that was funded by philanthropic foundations wrapped up in December with a celebration ... Philanthropy Gun Violence White...more

Operating Archetypes Webinar - Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Foundation: Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Skoll Foundation, California Wellness Foundation

Operating Archetypes is a new resource created by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors to help philanthropies and other donors better understand their distinct position in the philanthropy ecosystem....more

Violinist, ESPN host and philanthropic leader among 2022 convocation speakers
Foundation: California Wellness Foundation

When the Class of 2022 takes the stage for Northwestern University's graduation weekend June 11-13, several distinguished guest speakers will...more

State Punishes Grant Maker That Misused More Than $600,000 From Ford, California ...
Foundation: California Endowment, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, California Wellness Foundation

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Foundations Help Improve Health In Prison And Jail And After Release
Foundation: Northern Virginia Health Foundation, California Endowment, Open Society Foundations, California Wellness Foundation

In November 2020 the California Wellness Foundation awarded a three-year, $422,500 grant to TCN. The grantee's model,...more

Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky, other organizations join IACG | News |
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, California Wellness Foundation

... members across the philanthropic sector launched IACG. “Inequity abounds across our nation, and nowhere is it more blatant than...more

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Presented With $50 Million Check at ...
Foundation: California Wellness Foundation

The overall impact of the proposed new medical education program that is ... I first began attending and then volunteering at what was once...more

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