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Sierra Health Foundation is a private philanthropy investing in and serving as a catalyst for ideas, partnerships and programs that improve health and quality of life in Northern California through convening, educating and strategic grantmaking.


July 18, 2014

California Health Report TV: Episode 1, sponsored by Sierra Health Foundation

The California Health Report is an independent, nonprofit journalism project, whose mission is to inform Californians about public health and community health issues, to engage readers in an ongoing conversation about matters ranging from health care policy to land use, transportation, environment, criminal justice and economic policy, and to show how they all are connected. Watch Episode 1.

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July 2014

  • Responsive Grants Program applications due July 28
  • David Williams presents Making America Healthier for All: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Greater Sacramento Healthy Communities Summit coming in September
  • Positive Youth Justice Initiative events engage community partners in San Joaquin and Solano counties
  • Minority-led organizations receive capacity-building awards
  • Program officers receive recognition
  • Electric car charging station now in operation
  • Sacramento students benefit from Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools this summer
  • Resources

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Current Funding Interests

Responsive Grants Program 

Responding to health needs and concerns in urban and rural communities throughout our 26-county funding region


Respite Partnership Collaborative

Supporting respite options as an alternative to hospitalization for individuals experiencing mental health crisis in Sacramento County


Sacramento Region Health Care Partnership

Strengthening and expanding the primary care safety net in El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties


Healthy Sacramento Coalition 

Working to reduce chronic disease, promote healthy lifestyles and reduce health disparities in Sacramento County


Positive Youth Justice Initiative

Improving health, academic and social outcomes of young people involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems


Youth Pathways to Health

Supporting efforts to ensure young people have opportunities to find on-ramps to a healthy developmental path


Conference and Convening Program 

Providing nonprofit health and human service organizations meeting space for education, policymaking and collaboration


Health Leadership Program

Strengthening the leadership abilities of nonprofit health and human service managers and executives


Nonprofit Innovation Center 

Providing a multitenant, sustainable office and conference space for nonprofits working to improve health and well-being


Grizzly Creek Ranch Camp and Conference Center 

Improving the health, independence and life skills of children