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Cal Wellness in the News

Our grantees, board members and staff are making headlines across the state. You can find select articles here.

Inside the Nation's Largest Guaranteed Income Experiment
Newsbreak/Time, Sept. 16, 2021

Need a Break? Here's the (Short) List of Funders Who Back Sabbaticals for Nonprofit Leaders
Inside Philanthropy, Aug. 3, 2021

Cal Wellness Announces $8.4 Million in Grants, Impact Investments
Philanthropy News Digest, May 11, 2021

Foundation, Nonprofit Leaders Join Call to Protect Voting Rights
Philanthropy News Digest, April 16, 2021

How Can Funders & Donors Respond to COVID-19 in an Equitable and Effective Way?
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, April 9, 2020

What Are Foundations Doing In The Fight Against COVID-19?
Health Affairs, April 7, 2020

Foundations Pledge Support for COVID-19 Relief
Philanthropy News Digest, March 29, 2020

Then and Now (and Next): The California Wellness Foundation
Independent Sector, Dec. 6, 2019

Conference to Increase Pipeline of African American/ Black and Underrepresented Minority Students to Attend Medical School Hosted by Physicians Medical Forum
PR Web, March 5, 2019

The Color of Power: Inside a Push to Bring Diversity to Nonprofit Boards,
Inside Philanthropy, Sept. 27, 2018

Cal Wellness Appoints New VP of Operations,
Northern California Grantmakers, Aug. 30, 2018

Cal Wellness Awards $7.6 Million to Advance Health Statewide,
Philanthropy News Digest, Aug. 8, 2018

Surdna Foundation Taps Ford Foundation Alumnus as President,
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Aug. 4, 2018

Uninsured and in need of dental care? Noor Foundation is making it easier to get care,
The Tribune, Aug. 21, 2018

People in the News (08/19/18): Appointments, Promotions, Obituaries,
Philanthropy News Digest, Aug. 18, 2018

Interactive data explorer offers in-depth look at California’s low-wage workforce,
Berkeley News, Aug. 26, 2018

NonProfit Times Releases 2018 'Power & Influence' Top 50 List,
Philanthropy News Digest, Aug. 1, 2018

Storytelling projects take off across the nation — including Ventura County,
VC Star, July 17, 2018

Adapting grant processes to advance equity: California Wellness Foundation,
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, July 12, 2018

Grants Roundup: Video Game Maker Gives $13 Million for Breast Cancer Research,
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, July 11, 2018

Philanthropy Responds to Inhumane Family Separation and Detention Policies,
Northern California Grantmakers, June 28, 2018

Medical Community Remembers Dr. Ezra C. Davidson,
Los Angeles Sentinel, June 21, 2018

New health impact journalism fund announces first grantees,
Center for Health Journalism, June 19, 2018

After Parkland, a Regional Funder Gives to Youth Advocacy and Gun Reform,
Inside Philanthropy, June 13, 2018

Alex M. Johnson is Hired as Program Director at the California Wellness Foundation - Youth Today,
Youth Today, June 12, 2018

New CEOs Named at Taproot and de Beaumont Foundations,
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, June 8, 2018

People in the News (6/3/18): Appointments, Promotions, Obituaries,
Philanthropy News Digest, June 2, 2018

Alex Johnson Named to Key Grantmaking Role at Cal Wellness,
Chronicle of Social Change, June 1, 2018

Cal Wellness Awards $13.4 Million in Grants,
Philanthropy News Digest, May 29, 2018

In wake of her son’s murder, Pati Navalta Poblete charts a course to peace,
The Mercury News, May 23, 2018

CalWellness Shares Results of Grantee Perception Report,
Philanthropy News Digest, May 17, 2018

California Wellness Foundation Supports Underserved Students,
The Voice, May 13,2018

Amplifying the power of youth movements,
Spitfire Strategies, May 10, 2018

New Campaign Tackles Incarceration, HIV Rates Among Women Of Color,
Capital Public Radio, May 4, 2018

Grants Support UCR Guardian Scholars and FastStart Summer Academy,
UCR Today, May 2, 2018

A Health Funder Puts Women of Color Front and Center of Latest Work,
Inside Philanthropy, April 30, 2018

Cal Wellness Commits $13 Million to Improve Health of Women of Color,
Philanthropy News Digest, April 22, 2018

Health for All: Pushing Covered California to Get It Right, and What’s Next,
Public Now, April 11, 2018

Room to Reflect: The Small-But-Growing Set of Funders Paying for Nonprofit Sabbaticals,
Inside Philanthropy, April 3, 2018

What an Equity Lens in Health Philanthropy Requires,
Nonprofit Quarterly, March 19, 2018

Making History,
Spitfire Strategies, March 15, 2018

African-American donors going back to their political roots,
Financial Times, March 8, 2018

Not as diverse as it should be,
Community College Daily, March 8, 2018

In California, These Funders Want to Keep Kids Out of the Criminal Justice System,
Inside Philanthropy, March 6, 2018

Groups funnel help to workers affected by fire,
The Camarillo Acorn, March 1, 2018

Bay Area foundation receives $150,000 California Wellness grant to help fight gun violence,
East Bay Times, March 1, 2018

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Susan Burton,
News Cult, March 1, 2018

California Wellness gives $150,000 to Solano nonprofit,
Daily Republic, March 1, 2018

Poblete Foundation secures unexpected $150,000 grant,
Times Herald, Feb. 28, 2018

Conference To Increase Pipeline Of African American/ Black Students To Attend Medical School Hosted By Physicians Medical Forum,
Poteau Daily News, Feb. 23, 2018

NCRP: Calling for Grantmakers to Step Up to Help Secure a Positive Future,
Daily Times Leader, Feb. 8, 2018

Calif. Foundations Move $40 Million Fast to Counter Trump on Immigration,
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Jan. 18, 2018

Biz Buzz: Mulligan named to board of California Wellness Foundation | Business |,
Napa Valley Register, Jan. 8, 2018

From the Homeless Corner: In This Week’s Column, Dr. Bob, a former Marine, Argues That Our Expanding Military Adds to Our Economic Decline, Dec. 22, 2017

Solano disaster relief fund gets boost from Wellness Foundation,
Daily Republic, Dec. 19, 2017

Community Foundation gets grant to help fire victims,
The Reporter, Dec. 18, 2017

USC Annenberg launches Health Journalism Impact Fund with support from the California Wellness Foundation,
Newswise, Dec. 12, 2017

Cal Wellness Awards More Than $7 Million in Grants,
Philanthropy News Digest, Nov. 25, 2017

People in the News (11/12/17): Appointments, Promotions, Obituaries,
Philanthropy News Digest, Nov. 11, 2017

Robby Poblete Foundation to Unveil Art Created from Decommissioned Guns and Hold a 'Healing Ceremony' for Gun Violence Victims and Survivors,
Latin Business Today, Oct 31, 2017

New Fund to Help Undocumented Immigrants Affected by Sonoma County Fires,
Sonoma County Gazette, Oct. 23, 2017

Where Northern California fire victims can find resources – and how you can support them,
Sacramento Bee, Oct. 20, 2017

Who's Helping the Forgotten Victims of California’s Wildfires?,
Inside Philanthropy, Oct. 17, 2017

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