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California Advancing Wellness Grant Program

California Wellness Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis



The California Wellness Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in California working to prevent health problems that result from inequities related to the social determinants of health.


Applicant organizations must generally have a valid tax exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and be classified as a public charity, not as a “private foundation” under section 509(a). In addition, the Foundation does not fund Section 509(a)(3) Type III non-functionally integrated supporting organizations.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The average grant amount is between $120,000-$200,000 over 3 years.

Application process

Applicants must first submit a letter of interest through the online portal available on the program website.

Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · Clinics · Elderly population · Environmental health · Health reform · Health workforce education and training · Healthcare needs and services · Oral health · Policy · Self-sufficiency · Social determinants of health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · California

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.