In addition to providing health care and coverage for low-income people, Kaiser Permanente's community investments include grants, sponsorships, and volunteerism.
Kaiser Permanente Central Valley Area provides financial support to local nonprofit health and human service organizations with an emphasis on outreach to underserved populations. Organizations that submit programs that meet a prioritized need and incorporate at least one of the funding priorities outlined below will be considered for funding. Priority will be given to organizations which partner with other agencies to leverage assets with the goal of improving the health of the community. Every three years, the Central Valley Area participates in an extensive needs assessment in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties to identify the health and social needs of our communities. For 2011-2014, we have identified the following critical needs in our culturally diverse communities:
Grants are limited to organizations that are exempt from taxation under section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code. Kaiser Permanente will not consider funding requests from the following types of organizations or for the following activities/purposes: religious (for religious purposes), partisan political, fraternal, athletic, international or social organizations, endowments, memorials or individuals, field trips or tours.
Kaiser Permanente Central Valley Area partners with community-based organizations on events and activities promoting prevention and wellness, education, economic and workforce development, and corporate and environmental stewardship.
Submit a formal request letter on your organization's letterhead via email to KP.Charitable.Contributions@kp.org. The letter must include:
Community Benefits Manager
Andrew Mendoza, MPA
Community and Government Relations Manager
Associate Community Benefit Specialist
Phone: (209) 735-5505
Fax: (209) 735-5592