California Masons are committed to making a profound difference in our communities. By partnering with respected organizations, the California Masonic Foundation provides meaningful support where there is a critical need. These partnerships touch the lives of thousands of Californians each year.
Advancing the Nurse Profession
Through the Claire V. Cunningham Masonic Fund for Leadership in Nursing, the California Masonic Foundation is partnering with state organizations to elevate the quality of health care and reduce California’s critical nursing shortage. Cunningham scholarships provide generous funding for graduate level nurse leadership and academic training - the first step in advancing the field of nursing in all levels of practice.
By Your Side
By Your Side provides funding for hundreds of California nurses to attain oncology certification. For more information, visit freemason.org/foundation/nursingGrants.
Masons4Mitts is a partnership between the Masons of California and the San Francisco Giants Community Fund flagship program, Junior Giants. Northern California Masons and Masonic lodges raise funds during the baseball season to provide mitts for this innovative baseball program that provides safety, health, and character-building skills for at-risk youth ages 5 to 18.
Over the four-year span of the Masons4Mitts program, the fraternity’s donations have exceeded $190,000.Visit masons4mitts.org during baseball season to learn more and track fundraising results.