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The California Wellness Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 05/15/2017
Last grant data update: 05/06/2017

At A Glance

The California Wellness Foundation

6320 Canoga Ave., Ste. 1700

Woodland Hills, CA United States 91367-2565

Telephone: (818) 702-1900

URL: www.calwellness.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Health conversion foundation

EIN

954292101

BRIDGE Number

6940811796

Background

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.