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Blue Shield of California Foundation believes all Californians can be healthy and safe.

Find out how we're helping those most in need through our two program areas:

We’re one of California’s largest and most trusted grantmaking organizations.

We back promising practices and strategies that strengthen leaders, bolster organizations, and connect people to support health and safety for low-income and vulnerable Californians.

Our Mission in Action


October, 2017

This infographic draws from a Foundation-commissioned survey to provide a snapshot of Californians' views on gender, sexism...

Read Taking Action to End Domestic Violence

October, 2017

Blue Shield of California Foundation sponsored this survey of adult Californians to understand their views on sexism,...

Read Californians’ Views on Gender, Sexism, and Domestic Violence

July, 2017

This toolkit, supported by Blue Shield of California Foundation, aims to support community health centers as they navigate...

Read Moving Forward in Uncertain Times: A Scenario Planning Guide and Toolkit for California Clinics and Health Centers

From Our Blog

Recent public accusations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein have spotlighted sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood, and the massive publicity has encouraged women and men in all walks of life to speak up under the hashtag #MeToo. We are thankful for the brave voices who have spoken out, and we must remember that gender-based violence is not just a concern in the... Read more »

Continue reading #MeToo Should Include #DomesticViolenceToo; Silence Allows Abuse to Continue

by Peter Long, Ph.D.

President and CEO

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Sacramento Native American Health Center

The Sacramento Native American Health Center Inc. (SNAHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center serving Sacramento. The health center is committed to enhancing quality of life for the community by... Read more »


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Connecting Healthcare & Domestic Violence in L.A. County

Jenesse Center, Inc. and Watts Healthcare Corporation are working together to improve intervention and screening for domestic violence within the healthcare system, as well as to connect survivors to... Read more »