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Find top resources and information to help you in your efforts to prevent violence. More…

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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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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…

 Grants Program

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

Aftermath: Post-Election Reflections

On Wednesday, November 9, the nation woke up to a new reality. As we process the results of the recent election and its implications, at Cal Wellness we see both challenges ahead and reasons for hope. Our mission to improve the health and wellness of Californians remains vitally important, even as the political landscape is changing dramatically. More…

 Wellness Stories

Employment provides a pathway to health and well-being for veterans

Earlier this year, Anthony Robinson, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, was sleeping in his car every night. He had visited many job placement centers, but had not been able to secure employment. He was discouraged but refused to give up. He had a family who was depending on him, and he wanted to be a good role model for his children. More…


2016 Cal Wellness Sabbatical Program Awards

The Cal Wellness Sabbatical Program Awards were created to improve the long-term effectiveness of health-focused nonprofits by providing their executives with the rest they need to continue to direct their organizations’ missions. The program provides a $30,000 grant to each of the eight organizations to cover its leader’s salary during the sabbaticals, plus an additional $10,000 to each organization to cover expenses related to the professional development of managers and staff who will assume extra responsibilities during their leader’s absence. More…



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