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Mission, Goals & Philosophy
Find out more about our mission to improve the health of the people of California and how we define health and wellness.
History & Financial Statements
Learn about our founding in 1992, our grantmaking history and how to access our audited IRS financial statements.
Code of Ethics
Read about the safeguards TCWF has put in place to ensure that we are accountable, ethical and responsible in our stewardship of grant dollars.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to frequently asked questions about the types of programs we fund, which organizations are eligible and how to apply for grants.
Board & Staff
TCWF's current Board of Directors and staff members by department.
Open positions available with the Foundation are listed in this section.
President and CEO
Diana M. Bontá, R.N., Dr.P.H., is the president and chief executive officer of The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF), a private independent foundation created in 1992 with a mission to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention. One of the largest health grantmaking organizations in the state, the Foundation has awarded 6,919 grants totaling more than $852 million.
As part of its Responsive Grantmaking Program, TCWF prioritizes the following eight issues for funding: diversity in the health professions, environmental health, healthy aging, mental health, teenage pregnancy prevention, violence prevention, women's health, and work and health. It also responds to timely issues and special projects outside the funding priorities. The Foundation is recognized nationally for its strategic core operating funding, public policy grantmaking, and pioneering public education campaigns.