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.

Peter Long hailed as a 'new leader for a new era' San Francisco, June 2, 2010 - Peter Long, a noted leader in health philanthropy, has been named the new President and CEO of Blue Shield of... Read more

Awards include up to $7.2 million to meet rising demand for community clinics, and funds for domestic violence prevention San Francisco, March 9, 2010 – Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF)... Read more

Foundation expects program to strengthen safety net in 25 California communities San Francisco, January 20, 2010 - Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) has announced the selection of health... Read more

New funds will enable California to prepare for health reform and help domestic violence organizations address rising demand for services San Francisco, December 10, 2009 - Blue Shield of California... Read more

Blue Shield of California Foundation Offers Healthcare Briefings to Gubernatorial Candidates and Staff Major Republican and Democratic candidates to receive analysis of healthcare policy, attitudes... Read more

Foundation focuses on core support, capacity building, and leadership development San Francisco, September 2, 2009 - Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) today announced more than $5 million... Read more

Inaugural graduates of Clinic Leadership Institute applauded as 'heroes of health care.' San Francisco, June 17, 2009 - California's healthcare safety net reaches an important milestone this week as... Read more

Record Funding Could Provide Core Support to 31 Additional Health Clinics San Francisco, May 18, 2009 - Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) today announced that it is awarding nearly $8.5... Read more

First Quarter Grants Support Healthcare Solutions for Californians in Need, Create First Statewide Network of "One-Stop" 
Domestic Violence Centers Foundation Board of Trustees Also Welcomes New... Read more