The Community Hope mural organized by poet Jordan Chaney is a large red rose breaking through concrete, and covers the side of a bakery in downtown Pasco.


Meet LaHoma Thomas

When you stop by Group Health Foundation’s Seattle office, the first person you are likely to meet is LaHoma Thomas. LaHoma recently joined GHF as an administrative associate and sees her role as an opportunity to help people feel welcome and to lead from within.Read More »

Meet Adelina Solís

Adelina Solís is the first to admit her path to philanthropy wasn’t exactly linear. “I feel like some people have a very clear experience or identity that shapes their career path,” Adelina says. “I don’t totally feel that way about my story. I haven’t stuck with one issue, but our communities are not affected by a single issue. So for me, it sounds simple, but really I just want to do good.”Read More »

‘Optimism is an act of revolution’ and other lessons from 2021 Community Learning Grantees

Until Feb. 1, 2023, we were Group Health Foundation. This post was written under our former identity. To learn more about our new name, read our announcement here.   We’re delighted to announce that we’ve granted 70 organizations $15 million in Community Learning Grants to support their work across Washington State. Each grantee will receiveRead More »

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Meet Karen Cunningham

Service drives Karen Cunningham’s life and career arc. The daughter of a Japanese-Hawaiian father and Yakama mother, she grew up as the oldest sibling with responsibility to jump in and help without being told. This deep teaching inspired a dedication to her community.Read More »

Meet Bowei Gao

When Bowei Gao thinks of financial knowledge and capital, he sees all the ways investments can make a real difference in the world. Finance brings new products or services to the marketplace, and more often than not, creates social value and drives impact.Read More »