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.
The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness) awarded Dientes Community Dental Care a $200,000 grant for core operating support to sustain comprehensive oral health services for uninsured and...more
FAIRFIELD -- Solano Community Foundation reminds potential grantees that the 2018 application cycle is still open for two grant programs. Applications from Solano and Napa nonprofit organizations...more
There are a lot of big funding partners involved in this collaboration and an increasing interest in why so many young people of color are embroiled in the juvenile justice system. A few months ago,...more
Last May, in NPQ, the Management Assistance Group outlined some options, including: ... Linnell, who has worked with nonprofits for nearly 40 years, says sabbaticals are a highly effective strategy...more
Terence Mulligan of the Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) has been named to the board of directors of the California Wellness Foundation. Mulligan has led the NVCF as its president for the last...more
The California Wellness Foundation makes grants in a variety of health-related fields and limits its giving to the state of California. The gift to Annenberg, however, finds the foundation zooming...more
Affected by the October Wine Country fires that devastated parts of Sonoma, Napa and Solano counties? A recipient of a $41,750 grant from the California Wellness Foundation, the Solano Community...more
Justine Sheu didn’t have any plans of becoming an entrepreneur. The Detroit-based millennial spent her early career educating underserved youth in the area. But with the backing of a funding initiative specifically targeted to boost women and minority entrepreneurs in Southeast Michigan, Sheu cofounded two education-technology startups.