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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 22, 2014

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Adriana Godoy Leiss
The California Wellness Foundation
(818) 702-1900

Nearly $4 Million in Grants Approved at Cal Wellness’ September 2014 Board Meeting

The Board of Directors of The California Wellness Foundation approved 27 grants for funding at its September 2014 meeting, totaling more than $3.7 million. Those approved for funding included clusters in violence prevention, diversity in the health professions and efforts to educate and enroll hard-to-reach and underinformed populations about the Affordable Care Act.

A listing of grants approved at the September 2014 meeting can be found here.

On October 1, 2014, The California Wellness Foundation will announce the next phase of its grants program. Join our mailing list to receive the latest updates.

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.

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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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