The Center at Sierra Health Foundation

Addressing health and racial disparities requires a long-term commitment to working with and investing in communities. The role of Sierra Health Foundation is evolving to both generate and accelerate ideas that The Center acts upon, helping to build stronger, healthier communities throughout California. Visit The Center web site.

Learn about Sierra Health Foundation and The Center programs below.

Sierra Health Foundation Programs

Conference and Education Center

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

Health Leadership Program

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

Healthy Sacramento Coalition

Working to eliminate health inequities in Sacramento County through advocacy and integration of resources.

Responsive Grants Program

Responding to health needs and concerns in urban and rural communities.

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation Programs

Asthma Mitigation Project

Supporting asthma home visiting services for individuals with poorly controlled asthma, with a focus on low-income communities and communities of color.

Build.Black. Coalition

Community partners and leaders are working to invest in and radically transform Black communities in the Sacramento area.

Building Healthy Communities

Community residents are working together to improve overall health and wellness through the Sacramento Building Healthy Communities Hub.

California Funders for Boys and Men of Color

CEOs from 16 California foundations are aligning their efforts, resources and influence to improve the lives of boys and men of color.

Census 2020 Region 6 ACBO

Worked with community partners to ensure an accurate and fair Census 2020 count in Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings and Tulare counties.

COVID-19 Response for Our Communities

Leading and partnering with local, regional and statewide efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and support community members and businesses that are most impacted.

Elevate Youth California

Increasing youth understanding of substance use disorder and building substance use disorder prevention education into community outreach and services.

MAT Access Points Project

Supporting Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) start-up activities and enhancement efforts throughout California.

Medi-Cal Health Navigator Project

Conducting outreach and education activities to help facilitate Medi-Cal enrollment and retention.

My Brother’s Keeper Sacramento Collaborative

Bringing leaders, community partners and youth together for systems reform and support for young men of color.

Positive Youth Justice Initiative

Improving outcomes of youth involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

San Joaquin Valley Health Fund

Advancing programs and policy changes that promote community health.

San Joaquin Valley Impact Investment Fund

Investing in organizations and entrepreneurs whose activities promote community health.

Steering Committee on Reduction of African American Child Deaths

Providing oversight of efforts to reduce the number of African American child deaths in Sacramento County.

Trauma-Informed Wellness Program for the African American/Black Community in Sacramento County

Supporting outreach, engagement and prevention services for people who have experienced or been exposed to trauma.

Youth and Community PopUps

Providing Sacramento youth and their families with fun community-building activities, led by community partners in under-resourced neighborhoods.

Funding Opportunities

We publish grant funding opportunities on this web site and in our monthly Partnerships electronic newsletter.

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Nonprofit Event Sponsorships

We accept requests from qualifying nonprofit organizations in our funding region for event sponsorships that are compatible with the foundation’s mission and programs. Learn more.

Previous Programs

Learn about our previous programs and funding strategies.