Hands passing a baton


The Public Health Institute partners with foundations, federal and state agencies, and other non-profit organizations to mount and support a diverse array of cutting edge research projects and public health interventions in California, the United States, and around the world.

Some Innovative PHI Partnerships

Health reform and prevention

Together with Trust for America’s Health, PolicyLink, Prevention Institute and the American Public Health Association, PHI convenes an ongoing national online discussion series to engage the public on health reform and prevention, using PHI’s web platform Dialogue4Health.

Selected Funders


  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • National Cancer Institute
  • National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • U.S. Agency for International Development
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of Justice


  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Blue Shield of California Foundation
  • California Healthcare Foundation
  • David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Ford Foundation
  • Medtronic Foundation
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Summit Foundation
  • The California Endowment
  • The California Wellness Foundation
  • The Commonwealth Fund
  • The Kresge Foundation
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • William & Flora Hewlett Foundation


  • California Department of Education
  • California Department of Public Health


  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of Illinois, Chicago