Reducing health disparities
in California begins
with a strong vision

Sierra Health Foundation is a private philanthropy that forges new paths to promote health, racial equity and racial justice in partnership with communities, organizations and leaders.

We are committed to reducing health disparities through convening, educating and strategic grantmaking.

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation

We founded The Center in 2012 to deepen our impact statewide, with a special focus on the San Joaquin Valley. The Center works to promote health, racial equity and racial justice in communities throughout California with local, state and national partners.

Learn more about The Center.

Every person in California should be able to live a healthy life. That’s the vision we stand by and the journey we are committed to.

Our Programs and Initiatives

Sierra Health Foundation promotes health, racial equity and racial justice in 26 Northern California counties, while The Center works with local, state and national partners throughout the state.

Learn about our programs and initiatives.

 

Conference and Education Center

We provide a venue for nonprofit organizations and public agencies to engage in education, training and collaboration in support of their efforts to improve the well-being of individuals and communities.

Learn about the program and apply for meeting space.

 

Knowledge Center

We are committed to learning from our partners and then sharing and using that knowledge to inform decisions and to accelerate change.

  • Evaluation and Learning
  • Partnerships newsletter
  • Podcasts
  • Publications
  • Speaker Series

Access our Knowledge Center.

 

Recent News

It’s past time for change

May 27, 2022

We are grieving for the Robb Elementary School families in Uvalde, Texas. Our hearts are still with those in Buffalo, New York, and those connected to the Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church in Southern California. Continue reading...

Partnerships – May 2022

May 26, 2022

Read the May issue of Partnerships to get our latest news and program updates, meet our newest staff member, find employment opportunities and read about topics we’re following!

Chet P. Hewitt shares powerful message at Investing in Employment Social Enterprise event in New York

May 13, 2022

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and REDF hosted this event, which focused on the significant economic and societal benefits of investing in employment social enterprises. During the session, Chet P. Hewitt, president and CEO of Sierra Health Foundation and a REDF board member, shared a powerful personal message. Access the video on YouTube.