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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 Andrew Kolbenschlag, Interim Director of Communications and Public Affairs.

$10.6 Million in Grants Support Mission to be the Healthiest State and End Domestic Violence SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September 22, 2020) – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today more than $... Read more

Newly created role emphasizes evaluation and data strategy to advance the Foundation’s systems change goals and drive greater impact SAN FRANCISCO (August 26, 2020) — Ana Jackson, an accomplished... Read more

Adriane Lamar Snider brings leadership and passion for serving communities facing the greatest challenges SAN FRANCISCO (July 14, 2020) — Adriane Lamar Snider, a non-profit executive with two decades... Read more

SAN FRANCISCO (July 10, 2020) — Rachael Kagan, a strategic leader with two decades of experience leading communications for California health care organizations, has been named director of... Read more

Chang brings dynamic leadership experience in federal, state, and community health SAN FRANCISCO (February 12, 2020) – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today the appointment of Debbie I... Read more

San Francisco, CA (October 22, 2019) – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today the appointment of Annie Z. Wong , CPA, as the organization’s new director of finance, operations, and... Read more

The Culture Change Fund, including the Women’s Foundation of California, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Ford Foundation, The California Endowment, Compton Foundation and additional... Read more

We are proud to announce that on June 19, 2019, Blue Shield of California Foundation’s Board of Trustees approved a set of breakthrough grants that will improve Californians’ health through... Read more

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 20, 2019) – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today that Carolyn Wang Kong has been promoted to the position of chief program director to oversee the overall... Read more