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Annual Reporting

Annually, Cal Wellness provides information on the Foundation’s most recent fiscal year, including

  • An overview of highlights from the Foundation’s activities in pursuit of advancing wellness;
  • A listing of grants made; and
  • Financial statements and Independent Auditor’s report.

To review Cal Wellness’ most recent IRS 990 report, click here.

Current Issue - 2015

Advancing Wellness for All

This Cal Wellness annual review recognizes the completion of the first year of its Advancing Wellness grants program. It includes grantmaking highlights related to various areas of focus including:

  • access to quality care
  • violence prevention
  • access to employment
  • oral health for adults

It also provides a grants list, financial statements and independent auditor’s report. Click here to access the 2015 Annual Review.

Archive of Annual Reports

Centering on Equity, Advocacy, Access - 2014

Wellness Evolution
Experience ignites a new grantmaking chapter - 2013

Pivoting Quickly
Responding Effectively to Unforeseen Health Challenges - 2012

20 Years of Wellness - 2011

Warning! Health Workforce Shortages "Who Will Take Care of All Those People?" - 2010

Weathering The Storm - 2009



Leaders In Focus - 2008

Adding Value Through Technical Assistance - 2007

Adding Value By Convening Grantees - 2006

Adding Value Through Strategic Communications - 2005

Responsive Grantmaking Is Strategic - 2004

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative - 2003


Children and Youth Community Health Initiative - 2002

Work & Health Initiative - 2001

A Broader View of Health - 2000

Core Operating Support - 1999

Violence Prevention Initiative - 1998

Keeping the Doors Open - 1997

Our Work

  • 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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