BSCF News in 2008

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 Awards Nearly $6 Million to 25 Organizations to Improve Access to Affordable Health Care and Strengthen California’s Safety Net

December 11, 2008

4th Quarter Grants Bring 2008 Giving to More Than $37 Million San Francisco, December 11, 2008 - Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) today announced fourth quarter grants of $5.8 million to...

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Peace Over Violence to Receive $1 Million Grant As Part of Innovative National Initiative for Building Healthy Teen Relationships

November 19, 2008

Blue Shield of California Foundation makes grant as California partner of national Robert Wood Johnson Foundation initiative to prevent teen dating violence and abuse. Los Angeles, CA, November 19,...

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Grant Recipients for $18 Million Initiative to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence

November 19, 2008

Nationwide initiative aims to engage 6th to 8th grade youth in groundbreaking community-wide approach to build healthy relationships and prevent teen dating violence and abuse  Blue Shield of...

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Gives $7.7 Million to Promote Health Technology, Support the Healthcare Safety Net, and Reduce Domestic Violence

August 21, 2008

San Francisco, August 21, 2008 – Blue Shield of California Foundation today announced the award of $7.7 million in grants to 17 nonprofits across California. Of that, nearly $2.7 million will be used...

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Dramatically Expands Its Work With Hospitals to Fight Healthcare-Associated Infections

July 10, 2008

More than 50 hospitals statewide join program to save lives and money San Francisco, July 10, 2008 - Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) today announced it is dramatically expanding a nine-...

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Awards $12.3 Million: Community Clinics and Domestic Violence Shelters Top List of Recipients

May 22, 2008

Foundation Board of Trustees Welcomes Two New Members San Francisco, May 22, 2008 – Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) today announced the award of $12.3 million in grants to nonprofit...

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Awards $13.1 Million to Improve Patient Safety and Access to Health Care Across California

February 26, 2008

Nearly $6 Million for Major Statewide Initiative to Fight Hospital Acquired Infections; More than $6 Million Will Provide Premium Support for 8,300 Children San Francisco, February 26, 2008 – Setting...

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Announces Inaugural Class of Clinic Leadership Institute

January 31, 2008

26 Emerging Leaders Selected from throughout California San Francisco, January 31, 2008 – Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) today announced the selection of the first 26 participants in the...

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