Peter Long, Ph.D.

[ Update: Aug 14, 2019 - the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published the public charge rule which goes into effect Oct 15, 2019. ] The following statement was sumitted via regulations.gov in...

Maria Jimenez, Program Director, Mujeres Unidas y Activas

This year, Blue Shield of California Foundation was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Corporate Grantmaker by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Golden Gate Chapter. We are deeply honored...

Beth Hassett, Chief Executive Officer, WEAVE

This year, Blue Shield of California Foundation was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Organization by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – California Capital Chapter. We are deeply honored...

Christine Maulhardt Vaughan

A bright yellow legal pad and black felt-tip pen set me off on my journey as an advocate. I was twelve years old and completely appalled by the planned installation of speed bumps on my street in...

Andrew Kolbenschlag

Earlier this summer, I attended a discussion on how philanthropy could respond to the #MeToo movement — in this field, we’re all trying to make a difference for our communities, so why not start with...

Reimagine Lab
Andrew Kolbenschlag

If you spent any time at the Foundation’s office — or read some of our emails — over the past eight months or so, you would have undoubtedly heard a lot about Reimagine Lab . I first heard about the...

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Peter Long, Ph.D.

We know that when we get it right, collaboration will allow us to embrace new viewpoints into the complex problems we want to solve, attract more partners, create new frameworks to guide action, and achieve bolder goals.

President's Letter
Peter Long, Ph.D.

This past year, against a backdrop of unprecedented change, the Foundation had a historic opportunity to put our values into action. With a bold, new grantmaking strategy and strong partners by our...

Reimagine Lab Fellows
Andrew Kolbenschlag

In January, we announced the Foundation’s call for applications for fellows to create new approaches to breaking the cycle of domestic violence as part of a “co-design lab.” I was lucky enough to be...

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