The California HealthCare Foundation works as a catalyst to fulfill the promise of better health care for all Californians. We support ideas and innovations that improve quality, increase efficiency, and lower the costs of care.

CHCF funds projects that are strategically aligned with its programs: Better Chronic Disease CareInnovations for the Underserved, Market and Policy MonitorHealth Reform and Public Programs Initiative, and State Health Policy. Funded projects have relevance to California health care as outlined in the program descriptions and generally have implications beyond a single institution.

While unsolicited requests are accepted by the foundation, most of our grants are solicited or awarded through a competitive request for proposals.

Letters of Inquiry

Those who wish to submit an unsolicited request for funding can find instructions for submitting a letter of inquiry (LOI).

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Submitting a Proposal

Read instructions for submitting a full proposal, download required forms, and learn about the review process.

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Grantee Resources

Grantees can get the guidelines for narrative reports and financial reports, the CHCF stylesheet, and expense report forms.

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Program-Related Investments

Grants, loans, and equity investments may be made to develop innovative health care devices, technologies, and services.

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Frequently Asked Questions

This page provides answers to frequently asked questions about the application process or about reporting on current grants.

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Grants Awarded

Grants awarded are grouped by quarter. Select a year and quarter to see detailed grant descriptions or search by a keyword or phrase. Unless otherwise noted, the term of a grant is one year or less.

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