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The California Wellness Foundation Newsletter is published quarterly by the Communications Department. Its purpose is to report on the Foundation’s efforts to improve the health of Californians through its grantmaking program. Grantseekers, program planners, policymakers, news media professionals and representatives from other foundations can learn about:

  • successful projects funded within the Foundation’s priority areas;
  • various approaches used to address local health issues throughout the state;
  • results from recently funded research;
  • effective funding strategies; and
  • current health issues affecting Californians.
Summer 2000 Newsletter  

In this issue...

Cover Story
Rural health clinics overcome barriers and keep their doors open for children and families.

Community Health
Mothers Against Drunk Driving launches a public education campaign in San Diego about the health risks of drinking and driving.

Population Health Improvement
Berkeley health care provider uses long-term planning to better serve patients.

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention
Farmworker parents in Tulare County learn about pregnancy prevention in order to better communicate with their children.

Violence Prevention
Opportunities for creative expression help youth in San Francisco's juvenile hall pursue healthy, nonviolent lives.

Work and Health
Young adults make successful transitions to adulthood through a Life Skills Program in Los Angeles.

Special Projects
Farm-fresh produce is making its way into low-income, urban areas through schools, child care centers and domestic violence shelters.


Also in this issue:

TCWF Grants Program

Grants Awarded This Quarter

What's New: Three employees assume new roles; TCWF receives Wilmer Shields Rich Communications awards; TCWF prepares for future priority areas; staff kudos; new staff.

How to Apply to the Advancing Wellness Grants Program

  1. Click on How To Apply.
  2. Review the instructions for completing the online letter of interest.
  3. Click “Start a New LOI” to create an account and complete the LOI. All applicants new to the Cal Wellness Grants Portal must create a password-protected account before completing the LOI.

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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