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Leadership

A key strategy to sustain the nonprofit health sector is to develop and fortify its leadership. This can be accomplished by developing new leaders among populations or geographic regions that are underrepresented. Cal Wellness recognizes leaders by shining a light on those who are making a difference in the wellness of underserved Californians and by highlighting the exemplary qualities that make them stand out.

Our leadership programs are designed to acknowledge exceptional individuals who demonstrate leadership on important health issues. Cal Wellness’ four leadership recognition awards are:


 

Our Guiding Principles

Guided by our mission, we pursue the following goals through our grantmaking:

  • To address the particular health needs of traditionally underserved populations, including low-income individuals, people of color, youth and residents of rural areas.
  • To support and strengthen nonprofit organizations that seek to improve the health of underserved populations.
  • To recognize and encourage leaders who are working to increase health and wellness within their communities.
  • To inform policymakers and opinion leaders about important wellness and health care issues.

Mission

The mission of The California Wellness Foundation is to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention.


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