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

Brazil's New Endowment Law Could Strengthen Philanthropy and Democracy Around the Globe
Foundation: California Endowment

It could be the foundation for reforms that renew philanthropy's role in ... to govern the creation and management of philanthropic endowment...more

Under pressure, LAUSD releases confidential contracts for reform consultants
Foundation: California Community Foundation, California Endowment, Weingart Foundation

The agreements are being administered by the nonprofit California Community Foundation and paid for by private donors, including the...more

Artist and Activist Addresses Mass Incarceration with Exhibit
Foundation: California Endowment

Lyfe is an award-winning social entrepreneur, artist, justice advocate, professor, and product developer from Oakland, CA, who lives in Los...more

Philanthropy's Focus on the Southern US Border Crisis Is Urgent
Foundation: California Endowment

As Americans gear up for the holidays, a humanitarian crisis continues to unfold at our nation's border. Over the next few months, an estimated...more

Latino Health Students And Leaders To Be Honored In Los Angeles
Foundation: Princeton Area Community Foundation, California Endowment

Novo Nordisk Inc., RWJF Special Contributions Fund of the Princeton Area Community Foundation, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine...more

Successful Aging: Searching for ideas to bring generations together and improve the future
Foundation: California Endowment

... celebrating the 20th anniversary of, a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, founded by social entrepreneur Marc...more

Obama Foundation Awards Local Nonprofit $50K Grant
Foundation: California Endowment

... My Brother's Keeper Alliance has awarded Fresno Boys & Men of Color a $50,000 grant for its work in improving the lives of underprivileged...more

For California's sake, the 2020 Census needs to be rescued
Foundation: California Endowment

This is why the Latino Community Foundation, the NALEO Educational Fund, The California Endowment and the California Hispanic Chambers...more

'Do what works for your schools' — A new year kicks off in Los Angeles with a new superintendent ...
Foundation: California Community Foundation, California Endowment

Their work will be funded by the Fund for Equity and Excellence, the Ballmer Group, California Community Foundation, California Endowment, The...more

Aug. 9, Vallejo A&E Source: Shakespeare producer laments lack of Solano County foundation funds
Foundation: Solano Community Foundation, California Endowment, James Irvine Foundation , Irvine Foundation

“Or donate through the Solano Community Foundation. Also an actress and employed at VisitVallejo in the Vallejo ferry building, Vidor said...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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