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

Arts Program For Children Works To Adapt Now That Schools Are Closed
Foundation: California Endowment

Above: Donnell Branch, right, raises his hand in his Perkins Elementary Schoool fourth-grade classroom, March 2, 2017. San Diego arts programs...more

Humboldt Area Foundation launches fund for COVID-19 response
Foundation: Humboldt Area Foundation, California Endowment, Wild Rivers Community Foundation, California Wellness Foundation

The fund was established to collect contributions and provide grants to charitable organizations in Humboldt, Trinity, Del Norte and Curry...more

$33 Million Guarantee Pool Launched For CDI
Foundation: Jessie Ball duPont Fund, California Endowment, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Seattle Foundation, Weingart Foundation

Backed by guarantee commitments from 10 U.S. philanthropic organizations and a large health care system, the Community Investment...more

More Catalytic Capital: A New $33M Guarantee Pool Aims To Encourage Community Investment
Foundation: Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Annie E. Casey Foundation, California Endowment, Kresge Foundation, Seattle Foundation, Weingart Foundation

The effort started in 2017, when Kresge commissioned the Global Impact Investing Network to study the use of guarantees by impact investors...more

Marguerite Casey Foundation Develops Philanthropy Leaders of Color
Foundation: Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation , Rockefeller Brothers Fund, California Endowment

Marguerite Casey Foundation helps develop future philanthropic leaders by funding one or two fellows a year as they participate in peer learning...more

Salinas nonprofit could lose financial support after employee caught "flaunting the gang lifestyle'
Foundation: California Endowment

Salinas nonprofit could lose financial support after employee caught ... “We are concerned, management is concerned about the incident and...more

The Week in impact investing: Mobilizing for transformative change
Foundation: California Endowment

Farewell to serial social entrepreneur, development critic and advocate for the poor Paul Polak, who died last week… Economists Abhijit Banerjee...more

Cynthia Telles: Education and Wellness are Keys to Community Transformation in Los Angeles
Foundation: California Community Foundation, California Endowment

Additionally, she has chaired the boards of the California Endowment, and the California Community Foundation. For over three decades, Dr....more

California Gender Justice Funders Launch $10 Mil Culture Change Fund
Foundation: Blue Shield of California Foundation, California Endowment, Women's Foundation of California

... California Endowment, Fondation CHANEL, Women's Foundation of California, and Philanthropy California), along with several national...more

The Brief: Reverse the polarity, aging in place, Indian agribusiness, off-grid refrigeration, affordable ...
Foundation: California Endowment

Reverse the polarity is at the top of ImpactAlpha's list of themes and memes with which we try to make sense of impact investing news. We reviewed...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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Social Incubator North Offers 0% Loans to Social Entrepreneurs

Social Incubator North Offers 0% Loans to Social Entrepreneurs

The Social Incubator North, a £2 million incubator fund spearheaded by Sheffield-based Key Fund in collaboration with the four Northern Social Enterprise Partnerships and Locality, is providing 0% interest loans to North of England’s social entrepreneurs.

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