The philanthropic community is a significant partner in supporting the statewide vision and development of California Coverage & Health Initiatives (CCHI). They are responsible partners who share their financial means to identify responsive solutions to our State’s complicated and changing health care system. They remain strong in their core principles and grant making in support of local Children’s/Community Health Initiatives throughout the state.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is a private foundation that provides grants to not-for-profit organizations. It was created in 1964 by David Packard, co-founder of the Hewlett-Packard Company, and his wife Lucile Salter Packard. The foundation’s goals are to “improve the lives of children, enable creative pursuit of science, advance reproductive health, and conserve and restore earth’s natural systems.
The California Endowment’s mission is to expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities, and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of all Californians.
CCHI staff and members maintain constant contact with stakeholders, including children advocacy organizations, foundations, and state and federal policymakers. CCHI works with these groups to exchange information about new developments, educate decision-makers about the importance of coverage to all children, and to make sure that CHIs are incorporated into local and state plans for service delivery and funding streams. Some of our key partners are:
CCHI is a leader in health advocacy for children and families and is recognized as a statewide network of community organizations that champion enrollment in health coverage, access to care and other services.