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Featured Resources and News

Find the latest information and resources on timely issues such as the U.S. v. Texas Supreme Court case and California’s drought, as well as websites and news articles, related to Cal Wellness’ priorities.

Health Policy Resources

Cal Wellness has compiled an extensive list of public policy websites categorized by current and past grantmaking priorities.

Health Policy Survey

Access results of the Cal Wellness-Field Health Policy Survey, going back to 2007.

Philanthropy Resources

To learn more about philanthropy in California and nationwide, see our Philanthropy Resources page.

Technical Assistance

This page features helpful websites and links to the best technical assistance resources in the sector, including advocacy tips; advice on how to navigate nonprofit and philanthropic law; public health research; and technology recommendations for today’s digital world.


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  • 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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