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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.

Web Address

www.calwellness.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @calwellness

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Recent News from California Wellness Foundation


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

Please make sure your computer, VPN, or network allows javascript and allows content to be delivered from v144.philanthropy.com...more

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 | hazard-herald.com
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

The woking class American philanthropy turns left - The Economist
Foundation: Ford Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, California Wellness Foundation

In April the Ford Foundation announced $1bn in funding for social justice. The month before Goldman Sachs, a bank, trumpeted $100m in grants to curb...more

UC Riverside medical school grant aims to diversify physician workforce in Inland Empire
Foundation: California Wellness Foundation

The school has won a four-year, $450,000 grant from The California Wellness Foundation to diversify its enrollment. (Photo by Watchara...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



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