FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2013
Adriana Godoy Leiss, TCWF
The California Wellness Foundation Awards Nearly $7 Million At Recent Board Meeting
Woodland Hills (CA) – Forty-five organizations were approved for funding by the Board of Directors of The California Wellness Foundation at its March 2013 meeting, totaling nearly $7 million in grants. The complete list of grants approved at the March 2013 meeting can be found here.
The Foundation prioritizes 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 California Wellness Foundation is 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. For more about the Foundation, visit CalWellness.org.
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- Organizations approved by the Board must execute and return a grant agreement before receiving funding.
- “The” in “The California Wellness Foundation” is part of the Foundation’s legal name. Please do not drop or lowercase the “T.”