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Santa Cruz County: Kaiser Permanente joins a vibrant community

Kaiser Permanente is pleased to be part of the Santa Cruz community, with new offices in Santa Cruz, Watsonville, and Scotts Valley.  Our mission is not only to provide care for our members.  It is also to improve the health of the communities we serve.  Kaiser Permanente’s community investments include grants, sponsorships, in-kind donations, and volunteerism.


Kaiser Permanente provides financial support to local nonprofit health and human service organizations with an emphasis on reaching low-income, under resourced communities. To qualify for consideration, grant requests must be focused on meeting at least one of the funding priorities outlined below.

2017-2019 Funding Priorities in the Santa Cruz

  • Access to Care and Coverage
  • Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL)
  • Mental and Behavioral Health
  • Community and Family Safety

To Apply

Our 2017 grant application process will open on May 24, 2017. The online application and all required attachments must be received by 5:00 PM PST on June 30, 2017.

Guidelines and Instructions


Kaiser Permanente South Bay Public Affairs actively supports a range of organizations in Santa Cruz County with support for health and wellness related events and activities that focus on preventing disease and promoting wellness, education, economic and workforce development, and corporate and environmental stewardship.
If you would like to apply for a sponsorship, please do the following:

To apply:

Review the 2017 Santa Cruz Sponsorship Guide, which contains information about our funding priorities, eligibility guidelines and detailed instructions on how to submit an online sponsorship request, as well as a list of required documents that must be uploaded as part of your submission.

After reviewing the South Bay Sponsorship Guide, please access the Santa Cruz Sponsorship Application.

  • Cycle 1 (events/activities to be held January – June 2017)
    Open – November 10, 2016
    Deadline – December 7, 2016
    Notification – January 18, 2017
  • Cycle 2 (events/activities to be held July – December 2017)
    Open – April 14, 2017
    Deadline – May 10, 2017
    Notification – June 24, 2017

All questions about the application process will be accepted by email only. Please submit questions to:

Thank you for your interest and inquiry.

For More Information, Contact: 

Stephan Wahl
South Bay Hub Community Benefit Manager
Santa Clara, San Jose, Redwood City, and Santa Cruz
Phone: (650) 299-3604

Judy Lloyd
Contributions Operations Specialist
Phone: (408) 366-4177