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Search the Grants Database for grants that have been awarded since our founding in 1992. Cal Wellness is now accepting online submissions of letters of interest through our Grants Portal. More…

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Advancing Wellness

a grants program that promotes equity through advocacy and access.

Bridging the Gaps in Access and Quality Care

Promoting Healthy and Safe Neighborhoods

Expanding Education and Employment Pathways

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 For Wellness’ Sake

Judy Belk
President and CEO

Raising the Minimum Wage: Five Reasons We Care

What a week it’s been! On Monday California made history once again, when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill making California the first state to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022. Nationally the movement to raise the minimum wage has grown significantly over the last few years, and California cities have been leaders, with wage increases in San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, San Diego and Los Angeles, to name only a few. More…

 Wellness Stories

Trauma-Informed Care: A Culture of Wholeness

RYSE Center in Richmond creates safe spaces that build power for young people to transform lives and communities. This organization applies trauma-informed, healing-centered supports and programs that both reflect and expand upon the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Study. More…


Cal Wellness Sabbatical Program Awards

In late summer of 2016, Cal Wellness will award up to eight $40,000 grants to nonprofit health organizations to provide their executive directors with well-deserved sabbaticals. Pictured above (from left) are the 2014 Cal Wellness Sabbatical Program Award recipients: Raul Diaz of Path of Life Ministries; Nahla Kayali of Access California Services; Madalynn Rucker of ONTRACK Program Resources, Inc.; Sherilyn Adams of Larkin Street Youth Services; Belinda Rolicheck of Haven Women’s Center of Stanislaus; Mary Anne Foo of Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance, Inc.; and Kathryn Edith Powell of Petaluma Health Center (not pictured). More…



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