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Vision, Mission, Work & Beliefs

Find out more about our mission to improve the health of the people of California and how we define health and wellness.


Our President Judy Belk

Judy Belk is president and chief executive officer of The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness), 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.


History & Financial Statements

Learn about our founding in 1992, our grantmaking history and how to access our audited IRS financial statements.


Board & Staff

Cal Wellness's current Board of Directors and staff members by department.


Code of Ethics/Governance

Read about the safeguards Cal Wellness has put in place to ensure that we are accountable, ethical and responsible in our stewardship of grant dollars.


Employment Opportunities

Open positions available with the Foundation are listed in this section. More…


Contact Us

At Cal Wellness, we strive to always be available to our grantees, community partners and the public. Find contact information here.


Our Work

  • We use our resources to advance our mission through grantmaking, investments, sharing our learning and lifting our voice.
  • We fund direct services that address the urgent needs people are facing in their communities, particularly the needs of low-income individuals, people of color, youth and residents of rural areas.
  • We recognize, encourage and strengthen leaders to be powerful agents of change.
  • We support advocacy and civic engagement so that communities can build power and create public policies that reflect their vision, will and needs.
  • We trust and invest in nonprofit organizations so that they can operate at full capacity.
  • We partner with community-led organizations, philanthropic organizations, businesses, government and individuals who want to improve health and wellness for Californians.

Our Mission

To protect and improve the health and wellness of the people of California by increasing access to health care, quality education, good jobs, healthy environments and safe neighborhoods.


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