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Join Berkeley Media Studies Group for an online media advocacy training series, funded by Cal Wellness.

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Check out the latest post on our new Advancing Wellness blog, as well as tweets from the Foundation and our CEO, Judy Belk, and links to recent videos on our YouTube Channel. More…

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Meet Cal Wellness’ Board member, Ernest J. Wilson III, dean of USC’s Annenberg School. More…

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Search the Grants Database for grants that have been awarded since our founding in 1992. Cal Wellness is now accepting online submissions of letters of interest through our Grants Portal. More…

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Our Library includes the Foundation’s annual reports, our Grantee magazine, our Reflections series, evaluations and lessons learned from our grantmaking, our Grants Program Survey and our archived Portfolio newsletter. More…

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Advancing Wellness

a grants program that promotes equity through advocacy and access.

Bridging the Gaps in Access and Quality Care

Promoting Healthy and Safe Neighborhoods

Expanding Education and Employment Pathways

Opportunity Fund

 For Wellness’ Sake

Judy Belk
President and CEO

Message Of Gun Violence Prevention Summit: We Can Do This!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for #Enough! Stop Violence, Promote Wellness. This groundbreaking summit tackled an issue that is critically important to the health of our communities: gun violence. In contrast to the tragedy and loss that is connected to gun violence, it was heartening to witness so many passionate voices for change. More…

 Wellness Stories

Trauma-Informed Care: A Culture of Wholeness

RYSE Center in Richmond creates safe spaces that build power for young people to transform lives and communities. This organization applies trauma-informed, healing-centered supports and programs that both reflect and expand upon the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Study. More…


Cal Wellness Sabbatical Program Awards

Attention! Application information and materials are now available for the 2016 Cal Wellness Sabbatical Program Awards. Applications are due by March 14, 2016. To learn more, please visit the Cal Wellness Sabbatical Program Awards page. The Foundation will also be hosting an informational webinar on Monday, February 8, 2016, at 10 a.m. for organizations interested in applying. Participation in the webinar will have no bearing on the selection process. To register, click here.

Pictured above (from left) are the 2014 Cal Wellness Sabbatical Program Award recipients: Raul Diaz of Path of Life Ministries; Nahla Kayali of Access California Services; Madalynn Rucker of ONTRACK Program Resources, Inc.; Sherilyn Adams of Larkin Street Youth Services; Belinda Rolicheck of Haven Women’s Center of Stanislaus; Mary Anne Foo of Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance, Inc.; and Kathryn Edith Powell of Petaluma Health Center (not pictured). More…



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