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.


Web Address

www.calendow.org

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/HealthHappensHere

Twitter - @CalEndow

Pinterest - www.pinterest.com/calendow/

YouTube - www.youtube.com/healthhappenshere

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - tcenews.calendow.org/pr/tce/health-happens-here-rss.xml

Assets

$3,699,473,000 - 2010-03-31
$4,773,842,000 - 2007-02-28


Giving

$124,392,000 - 2010-03-31
$146,621,142 - 2007-02-28


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from California Endowment


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

Calistoga students complete Latina Youth Leadership Program
Foundation: California Endowment

Four Calistoga Junior-Senior High School students have successfully completed the HOPE Youth Leadership Program (HYLP), a six-month...more

Dear Colleagues: An Urgent Open Letter to the Philanthropic Community
Foundation: Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation , Rockefeller Brothers Fund, California Endowment

There is a lot of talk about data in philanthropy and how essential it is to gauge impact and effectiveness. There is also a lot of talk about...more

Don't Trust the Messenger: Forget Profit
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation, California Endowment, Ford Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Laura and John Arnold Foundation

According to the authors, the “great majority” of nonprofit media outlets “rely heavily on foundation grants for their revenue.” And in their...more

Who Will Be Counted in the US Census?
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, California Endowment, New York Community Trust

... The California Endowment, Ford, Joyce, Lumina, Mary Reynolds Babcock, New York Community Trust, Piton, Silicon Valley Community...more

Social Movements and Philanthropy: How Foundations Can Support Movement Building
Foundation: California Endowment

Although there is much discussion about movements and movement building, there is little agreement or even a clear understanding of...more

Impact Investing for Educational Progress
Foundation: California Endowment

Investing in innovative entrepreneurs can make high-quality education and training more widely available, especially among poorly served racial...more

How to Make Wealth Building and Job Opportunities More Equitable
Foundation: California Endowment

Alternative economic and social investment models that are properly supported by new public policy and investment could help the United...more

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

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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