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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 in the areas of:

  • Healthcare - Projects working to make healthcare systems and organizations stronger, more equitable, and more effective.
  • Healthy and safe neighborhoods - Projects working to foster healthy environments and violence prevention
  • Education and employment - Education for resilient youth and employment opportunities for underserved individuals
  • Health policy and strengthening the sector - Improving policies that advance equitable systems change and strengthening the infrastructure and sustainability of the nonprofit sector

Grantmaking focuses on the health needs of traditionally underserved populations, including low-income individuals, people of color, youth, and residents of rural areas.


Eligible applicants are nonprofit public agencies, religious organizations, and tribal governments. Applicants must have Section 501(c)(3) status and be classified as a public charity.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Grant limitations are not specified. A list of past grants is available for download.

Application process

Follow the instructions on the Apply for a Grant page.

Selected applicants that submit an online letter of intent will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Access · Children and youth · Elderly population · Employment and unemployment · Environmental health · Health disparities · Health reform · Healthcare needs and services · Oral health · Policy · Primary care · Public health · Self-sufficiency · Social determinants of health · Sustainability of programs · 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.