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.

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. Learn more on The Center web site

Building Healthy Communities

Community residents are working together to improve overall health and wellness through the Sacramento Building Healthy Communities Hub. Learn more on The Center web site

California Funders for Boys and Men of Color

CEOs from 19 California foundations are aligning their efforts, resources and influence to improve the lives of boys and men of color. Learn more on The Center web site

Census 2020 Region 6 ACBO

Working with community partners to ensure an accurate and fair Census 2020 count in Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings and Tulare counties. Learn more on The Center web site

Conference and Education Center

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

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. Learn more

Elevate Youth California

Increasing youth understanding of substance use disorder and building substance use disorder prevention education into community outreach and services. Learn more on the Elevate Youth California web site

Health Leadership Program

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

Healthy Sacramento Coalition

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

Leadership Development for Racial Equity

Supporting capacity building and leadership development for youth-focused nonprofit organizations led by people of color. Learn more on The Center web site

MAT Access Points Project

Supporting Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) start-up activities and enhancement efforts throughout California. Learn more on the MAT Access Points Project web site

Medi-Cal Health Navigator Project

Conducting outreach and education activities to help facilitate Medi-Cal enrollment and retention in. Learn more on The Center web site

My Brother’s Keeper Sacramento Collaborative

Bringing leaders, community partners and youth together for systems reform and support for young men of color. Learn more on The Center web site

Oak Park Project

Bringing together new development opportunities for positive neighborhood change for all Oak Park residents. Learn more on The Center web site

Positive Youth Justice Initiative

Improving outcomes of youth involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Learn more on The Center web site

Responsive Grants Program

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

San Joaquin Valley Health Fund

Advancing programs and policy changes that promote community health. Learn more on The Center web site

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. Learn more on The Center web site

Youth and Community PopUps

Providing Sacramento youth and their families with fun community-building activities, led by community partners throughout the city’s historically under-resourced neighborhoods. Learn more on The Center web site

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.