Together Toward Health

Together Toward Health connects with community based organizations to expand workforce development opportunities for Californians most impacted by COVID-19, and to create and amplify public outreach efforts to reduce its spread. Together Toward Health is a joint initiative administered by PHI and created and funded through major philanthropic organizations including The Ballmer Group, Blue Shield of California Foundation, The California Health Care Foundation, Crankstart Foundation, Genentech, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Heising-Simons Foundation, The James Irvine Foundation, Medtronic Foundation, the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, The Sierra Health Foundation, Sunlight Giving, The California Endowment, The California Wellness Foundation, Tipping Point Community, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the Weingart Foundation.

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Our Impact

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  • $27.3M committed to support COVID-19 response & vaccine equity access
  • 438 community-based organizations working as experts in their own communities
  • 193 awards to groups on the ground, including churches, community centers, coalitions and more

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Bringing down barriers to vaccine access

Structural and systemic barriers mean that the people who are hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic—including Black and brown people, immigrants and essential workers—can face the biggest barriers to accessing vaccines. Build skills for boosting vaccine access, with resources, toolkits, training materials and more.

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