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.


Black Lives Matter protesters in Spokane following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

A liberated future starts with all of us in Washington

Building a just and liberated future starts with all of us in Washington. Group Health Foundation stands with those who are protesting police brutality and demanding community-designed solutions for public safety. Since we began grantmaking in 2019, we’ve had the incredible opportunity to fund Black-led organizations throughout the state. We are committed to showing up for them and their communities in this new civil rights era.  Read More »

Dawn visiting the Atlanta Botanical Garden with her friend, Anh.

Meet Dawn Wilson

Dawn joins as our investment operations director after spending two decades in accounting and investment operations for university endowments, first at University of Virginia and then more recently at Emory University. She’s looking forward to working with the investment team to ensure more grantees are receiving meaningful funding for their work.Read More »

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Early insights from grantees as they lead through COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Group Health Foundation created the Equitable Response and Recovery Fund to support organizations directly serving and representing Washington communities who are most vulnerable during this outbreak. As we are all working to figure out our best roles during this time of uncertainty, we talked with 40 grantees and share their insights and solutions for addressing immediate needs.Read More »

Drone photo of downtown Pasco area

Our next office location

We have great news: Group Health Foundation is opening an office in Pasco. Our staff have visited Pasco and the greater Tri-Cities several times during the past 18 months, much of it documented in our report, A Year on the Road. We have enjoyed beginning to build relationships here, and are grateful to community members who took time to share their experiences and aspirations during our visits.Read More »