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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Recent News from California Endowment


Ceo of Missoula'S Headwaters Foundation Moving on
Foundation: California Endowment

After less than two years at the helm, Brenda Solorzano is stepping down from her post as CEO of the Headwaters Foundation in Montana to take a similar job in California, the Missoulian...more

Journalism program aimed at diversity receives $201K state grant
Foundation: California Endowment

After less than two years at the helm, Brenda Solorzano is stepping down from her post as CEO of the Headwaters Foundation in Montana to take a similar job in California, the Missoulian...more

(Bprw) The Ie Black Equity Fund Raises an Historic $6 Million to Build and Sustain the ...
Foundation: Inland Empire Community Foundation, California Endowment, James Irvine Foundation, Weingart Foundation, Irvine Foundation

"We must remain vigilant on our journey towards progress." So said Dr. Bob Ross, president and CEO of the California Endowment, as he announced a $1 million donation to the Inland Empire...more

New $22M Philanthropic Initiative Launches to Propel the Community Ownership ...
Foundation: California Endowment, James Irvine Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Weingart Foundation, Irvine Foundation

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is putting his money where his mouth is, with a $22 million initiative to support community ownership of real estate. The Community Ownership for Community Power...more

UC Santa Cruz scholars aim to address climate change through new Sierra Health Foundation grant
Foundation: Sierra Health Foundation, California Endowment, James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

"We should always be talking about 'our' economy rather than 'the' economy, to remind us that economic activity is organized by people, not created by nature, and thus reflects values, power, and...more

Ensuring equitable distribution of American Rescue Plan funds: A case study of the Latino ...
Foundation: California Endowment

One particularly compelling example of the philanthropic leadership occasioned by ... Their efforts demonstrated that philanthropy,...more

Two Years On, Foundations Stand By Issuing Bonds In Pandemic
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Bush Foundation, California Endowment, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Lilly Endowment

When the Ford Foundation took the unprecedented step in June 2020 of issuing $1 billion in debt to help stabilize other nonprofits, it delighted investors and inspired several other large foundations...more

Long Beach Forward Becomes Independent Nonprofit - Precinct Reporter Group News
Foundation: California Endowment

Long Beach Forward Becomes Independent Nonprofit ... now built a culture of philanthropy and fundraising strategy into its workplace–a...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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