Our Funders

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Foundation Supporters:

cal-endowment-logoThe California Endowment,  a private, statewide health foundation, provides primary core support to Boyle Heights Beat. The California Endowment was created in 1996 as a result of Blue Cross of California’s creation of WellPoint Health Networks, a for-profit corporation.  The California Endowment’s mission is to expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities, and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of all Californians.  The California Endowment’s multicultural approach to health is reinforced through investments made in local communities. Its work involves a dual focus: grant making and policy and advocacy.

 

GNC_20th_small_graphic_Cardinal and GoldUSC Good Neighbor  Campaign:  Created in 1993, the USC Good Neighbor grant program provide financial support to university-community partnerships involving collaboration between USC faculty and staff and local nonprofit organizations that have a visible, positive impact on the neighborhoods surrounding the University Park and Health Sciences campuses. Supported partnerships strive to enhance educational opportunities, promote health and fitness, enhance public safety, and support economic development

Donor Transparency

We are committed to transparency in every aspect of funding our organization.

Accepting financial support does not mean we endorse donors or their products, services or opinions.

We accept gifts, grants and sponsorships from individuals, organizations and foundations to help with our general operations, coverage of specific topics, and special projects. Our news judgments are made independently – not based on or influenced by donors. We do not give supporters the rights to assign, review or edit content.

We will make public all donors who give $5000 or more per year. As a nonprofit, we will avoid accepting donations from anonymous sources, and we will not accept donations from government entities, political parties, elected officials or candidates actively seeking public office. We will not accept donations from sources who, deemed by our board of directors, present a conflict of interest with our work or compromise our independence.