The San Joaquin Valley Health Fund strengthens the capacity of communities and organizations in the San Joaquin Valley to improve health and well-being by advancing programs and policy changes that promote community health and health equity for all.
The San Joaquin Valley Health Fund is managed by The Center with funding from Sierra Health Foundation, The California Endowment, Rosenberg Foundation, The California Wellness Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, Dignity Health, Tides, Hellman Foundation and The James Irvine Foundation.
See the Policy Platform created by San Joaquin Valley Health Fund partners.
We will announce Round 4 grant awards by mid to late-March 2018.
Nearly $3 million was awarded in the San Joaquin Valley in Round 3 and Cluster Grant funding. Read the news release
We will announce future funding opportunities on this web page and through e-mail announcements. Sign up for our mailing list.
See the letter to SJVHF partners regarding the rescinding of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
This report looks at the racial and health inequities in Kern County, as well as the power of community organizing for policy and systems change.
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This report documents racial and health inequities and the effects they have on the lives and life chances of families raising children in the San Joaquin Valley.
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Report Briefing video
This report provides a review of inequities faced by San Joaquin Valley residents. Sierra Health Foundation commissioned the study, which was conducted by the UC Davis Center for Regional Change, as a resource and to inform our work through The Center.
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Representatives from 71 community partner organizations and 11 supporting foundations heard about the policy priorities of Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (CA-31), learned how to build their capacity to communicate strategically about their work, and shared their experience and expertise through peer exchange and learning sessions. Partners provided updates on policy work under way for education, the environment, immigration and land use. See a video of Assemblymember Arambula’s presentation.