Community Benefit Grantmaking
Kaiser Permanente’s mission is to provide high quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of the communities we serve.
The Kaiser Permanente Southern California Grants Program provides support to nonprofit organizations, government entities, and academic institutions in Kaiser Permanente service areas throughout Southern California, to improve the health of our communities and eliminate health disparities.
Current Funding Priorities
Safety Net Partnerships
- Increase the capacity with the safety net to provide access to coordinated, quality care that improves patient and population health.
- Focus areas include: access to primary care, preventative and clinical services, chronic disease management, quality improvement, access to specialty care, mental health and oral health services, homeless health care, HIV/AIDS, capacity building and core operating support.
Community Health Initiatives
- Transform communities into environments that promote healthy eating and active living. Support individuals, particularly those who are low income and underserved, in making healthy lifestyle choices and preventing disease.
- Focus areas include: policy and environmental change advocacy, food security, smart growth/land use, multi-sector coalitions, parks and recreation, school wellness, worksite wellness, health promotion and prevention programs.
Develop and Disseminate Knowledge
- Educate current and future health care professionals and inform policy makers on pressing community health needs and issues.
- Focus areas include: training programs, workforce diversity and pipeline programs, workforce training programs, public policy development and advocacy, health awareness, social justice, and civic engagement.
Grants & Event Sponsorships
Kaiser Permanente grants and sponsorships are offered to nonprofit organizations, government entities, and academic institutions based on funding priorities and the location of their programs and services.