New initiative to strengthen community resilience and build healthier communities

April 27, 2022

California is on the cusp of receiving and distributing an unprecedented level of financial investments for economic development. The Center at Sierra Health Foundation in partnership with The James Irvine Foundation today launched the $15 million Community Economic Mobilization Initiative (CEMI). Continue reading...

Introducing Chris Cooper

April 19, 2022

Chris Cooper has joined Sierra Health Foundation and The Center as the Program Officer responsible for our collective investments in the power of young men of color in California. Chris is a dynamic and passionate leader who is committed to building upon existing work, while ensuring the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color network is positioned for its next phase of impact. Continue reading...

Celebrating César Chávez

March 30, 2022

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, March 31, to honor the life, work and legacy of César Chávez. We celebrate all that he accomplished as a labor leader and civil rights activist dedicated to improving the lives of farmworkers in the United States.

Partnerships – March 2022

March 30, 2022

Read the March issue of Partnerships to learn about the new California Mortgage Relief Fund, get program updates, find employment opportunities and read about topics we’re following!

Welcome to our redesigned website!

March 14, 2022

The Sierra Health Foundation website has a fresh new look with enhanced usability and functionality. Please take a tour — and check out the new Center at Sierra Health Foundation website!

Partnerships – February 2022

February 25, 2022

Read the February issue of Partnerships to learn about the new COVID-19 Services Insurance Innovation Fund and two funding opportunities, get program updates, find employment opportunities and more!

COVID-19 Services Insurance Innovation Fund launches to build nonprofit sector capacity

February 22, 2022

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation has partnered with California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) and CalNonprofits Insurance Services to launch this innovative fund. Access the news release for more information.

A new year brings new hope

January 27, 2022

Sierra Health Foundation and The Center President and CEO Chet P. Hewitt shared his annual message to partners. Continue reading...

Partnerships – January 2022

January 27, 2022

Read the January issue of Partnerships for Chet P. Hewitt’s annual message to partners, learn about a new funding opportunity, get program updates, meet new staff, find employment opportunities and more!

COVID-19 Mitigation Project funding available

January 13, 2022

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation and the State of California’s Department of Health Care Services are pleased to announce the COVID-19 Mitigation Project funding opportunity. The project is designed to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency and ensure the continuity of services to support individuals connected to the behavioral health system. The application due date is Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. Access the request for applications for more details and application instructions.

It’s National Mentoring Month!

January 6, 2022

Join us and our mentoring partners in elevating the power of relationships by highlighting the benefits of mentoring, discussing best practices for supporting young people and sharing inspiring stories. Visit and learn about the My Brother’s Keeper Sacramento Collaborative Mentoring Program.

Happy Holidays!

December 23, 2021

We wish all of our partners happiness and good health this holiday season and in the new year. Our offices will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 2.