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The California Wellness Foundation


Last profile update: 03/22/2018
Last grant data update: 05/09/2018

At A Glance

The California Wellness Foundation

515 S. Flower St., Ste. 1100

Los Angeles, CA United States 90071

Telephone: (818) 702-1900


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 1992 in CA; converted from Health Net HMO

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention. The foundation pursues the following goals through grantmaking: 1) to address the particular health needs of traditionally underserved populations, including low-income individuals, people of color, youth and residents of rural areas; 2) to support and strengthen nonprofit organizations that seek to improve the health of underserved populations; 3) to recognize and encourage leaders who are working to increase health and wellness within their communities; and 4) to inform policy makers and opinion leaders about important wellness and health care issues.