Press Releases

Below is a collection of recent Blue Shield of California Foundation press releases. For media inquiries regarding Foundation program areas and grantmaking, please email Christine Maulhardt, Communications Manager.

Blue Shield of California Foundation Expands Grants to Prevent Domestic Violence and Support Medi-Cal Improvements

March 21, 2017

Nine community-centered groups get aid to support the most vulnerable Californians San Francisco, CA (March 22, 2017) – Today, Blue Shield of California Foundation announced support for nine...

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Announcing Cohort 10 of CLI's Emerging Leaders Program

February 8, 2017

Blue Shield of California Foundation is proud to announce the 10th cohort of the Clinic Leadership Institute’s (CLI) Emerging Leaders program. Twenty-eight participants were selected for their...

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Awards $1.32 Million to Support the Immediate Health and Safety of Vulnerable Californians

February 6, 2017

San Francisco, CA (February 6, 2017) - Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today $1.32 million to support nine organizations as part of the first phase of its “Act Now” fund, a rapid-...

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Awards $3.9 million to Further Strengthen California’s Healthcare Safety Net & Address Domestic Violence

December 20, 2016

San Francisco, CA (December 20, 2016) – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today $3.9 million in fourth-quarter grantmaking, raising its total 2016 giving to more than $29 million to...

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Appoints Two New Trustees

December 13, 2016

Both board members bring energy and expertise to advance the Foundation’s strategy for social impact San Francisco, CA (Dec. 13, 2016) — Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today the...

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Gives $8.9 Million Additional Funding to California’s Healthcare Safety Net and Domestic Violence Providers

September 22, 2016

Patient-engagement strategies, “eConsult” are key to building health center capacity San Francisco, CA (September 22, 2016) – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today $8.9 million in...

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California Accountable Communities for Health Initiative Selects Six Communities to Receive $5.1 million

July 12, 2016

July 13, 2016  - The California Accountable Communities for Health Initiative (CACHI) announced today that six local communities from across the state will receive up to $5.1 million in total funding...

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Foundation Announces 2016 Graduates of The Clinic Leadership Institute

June 28, 2016

San Francisco, CA (June 29, 2016) – Today Blue Shield of California Foundation announced the 2016 graduating class of the Clinic Leadership Institute’s (CLI) Emerging Leaders program. The...

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Gives an Additional $14.5 Million to California’s Community Health Centers & Domestic Violence Providers

June 14, 2016

Second-quarter grants include core operating funding & support for innovation in the healthcare safety net San Francisco, CA (June 15, 2016) –  Blue Shield of California Foundation announced...

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