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“Grandfather cuts loose the ponies” artwork created by Chewelah sculptor David Govedare on a hillside overlooking the Columbia River in Vantage.

Our response to COVID-19


We are currently connecting and working with community organizations across Washington to support COVID-19 efforts. We are not accepting unsolicited requests for urgent response funding at this time. Sign up for our newsletter to receive grantmaking updates.

A liberated future starts with all of us

What happened to George Floyd in Minneapolis, Breonna Taylor in Louisville, and Tony McDade in Tallahassee has also happened here in Washington: to Charleena Lyles in Seattle, Lorenzo Hayes in Spokane, Dante Redmond Jones in the Tri-Cities, and Mi’Chance Dunlap-Gittens in Des Moines. 

Group Health Foundation stands with communities who are protesting police brutality and demanding community-designed solutions for public safety.

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A scene from King County Equity Now’s Juneteenth Freedom March & Celebration at Jimi Hendrix Park in Seattle. (Photo courtesy of King County Equity Now)

A person waving the Gambian flag amidst a crowd at King County Equity Now’s Juneteenth Freedom March & Celebration. (Photo courtesy of King County Equity Now.)

Residents of a mobile home park in northeast White Salmon during one of their weekly meetings to organize against evictions

White Salmon residents organize against evictions. (Photo courtesy of Comunidades.)

Community at the center

Communities most impacted by inequities must be at the center of solutions. In each of Washington’s 39 counties, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color; people with disabilities; members of the LGBTQIA+ community; immigrants and refugees; people living with low incomes; and many who hold several of these identities are leading transformative work. Our funding prioritizes their efforts.

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Equity agreements

Equity is our leading value. As our work gets more complex, these agreements will ground us.

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Community insights

We are sharing what we are learning from communities to strengthen our collective work for health equity.

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Join our team

Group Health Foundation is relatively new, and we are still growing our team. See what career opportunities are available.

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News

Carmen Berkley deejaying

Meet Carmen Berkley
February 15, 2021

Carmen recently joined Group Health Foundation as one of two vice presidents on the program team. She brings more than 15 years of professional experience and important expertise to our collective work at the Foundation.

United Territories of Pacific Islanders Alliance (UTOPIA), Alefba Group, and Foundation for Youth Resiliency and Engagement (FYRE).

‘We wanted to raise joy’: Three sponsorship recipients on the events they’ve hosted
February 22, 2021

Sponsorship recipients Alefba Group, Foundation for Youth Resiliency and Engagement (FYRE), and United Territories of Pacific Islanders Alliance (UTOPIA) share their stories of the importance of gathering.

Nichole June Maher

A year-end review of our grantmaking
January 21, 2021

As a newer organization, we are solidifying a tradition to practice reflection in the new year. We hope to transparently offer what we learn along the way, even the hard lessons.