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 Rachael Kagan, Director of Communications and Public Affairs.

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

Theresa Fay-Bustillos brings expertise & experience to the Foundation to help advance its mission SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 17, 2017) – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today the... Read more

Second quarter grants include additional investment in care integration SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 21, 2017) – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today $11.2 million in grants to improve the... Read more

Third-quarter grants include funds for culturally-focused prevention efforts and community engagement SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September 19, 2017) – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today $6... Read more

San Francisco, CA (July 6, 2017) – Today Blue Shield of California Foundation announced the 2017 graduating class of the Clinic Leadership Institute’s (CLI) Emerging Leaders program . The... Read more

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... Read more