Blue Shield of California Foundation recognizes Next Door Solutions as a critical member of California’s domestic violence field


San Francisco, CA (August, 03 2015) – Blue Shield of California Foundation today announced a grant of $15,000 to Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence to strengthen their capacity to provide critical services and shelter for survivors of domestic violence in San Jose. These core operating funds offer the flexibility to respond to changes and challenges as they arise, so that vital community organizations like Next Door Solutions can continue to reach many of the most vulnerable Californians.

“It is a privilege partner with and support California’s network of domestic violence service providers, including Next Door Solutions” said Peter Long, Ph.D., president and CEO of Blue Shield of California Foundation. “Their role in the community is absolutely essential, and we are committed to ensuring they have the resources they need to continue serving domestic violence survivors and their families.”

The Foundation understands the importance of unrestricted core operating funds, which can help domestic violence agencies cover important organizational costs during a time when public resources remain scarce.

This funding is part of a group of grants designed to empower California’s domestic service providers and help them continue to make a difference in the lives of thousands of women, children, and families across the state.

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About Blue Shield of California Foundation

Blue Shield of California Foundation is one of the state’s most trusted grantmaking organizations, as well as the largest private funder of domestic violence services organizations in California. Its mission is to improve access to high-quality of health care for the underserved, and help end domestic violence. To learn more, visit

About Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence is a non-profit, multicultural agency entirely dedicated to providing comprehensive solutions to domestic violence. Serving Santa Clara County since 1971, Next Door Solutions seeks to end domestic violence in the moment and for all time, by helping survivors rebuild their lives, cultivating resilience in children and youth exposed to domestic violence, and advising women as they move from crisis to safety, stability, and self-sufficiency.