Our future depends on the actions we take today. Reducing health disparities in Northern California begins with a strong vision.

The Center brings people, ideas and infrastructure together to create positive change. Our collective impact model seeks to improve community health in California.

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. The Center works to promote health, racial equity and racial justice in communities throughout California with local, state and national partners.

With strategy, creativity and ongoing collaboration, The Center strives to eradicate health inequities across the state, especially within the underserved San Joaquin Valley. Learn more.

What's New?

Philanthropies condemn political violence

January 8, 2021

Sierra Health Foundation President and CEO Chet P. Hewitt joined philanthropic leaders nationwide to condemn the violence that broke out at the U.S. Capitol this week and call on leaders to protect democracy. Read the statement on Medium.

Grants to support trauma-informed wellness services for Sacramento’s Black community

January 4, 2021

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation in partnership with Sacramento County Behavioral Health Services today announced $2.5 million awarded to four Sacramento organizations for outreach, engagement and prevention services for African American/Black community members. Access the news release.

Partnerships - December 2020

December 22, 2020

Read the December issue of Partnerships for our holiday greeting, news about funding from Chan Zuckerberg Institute, a new Medication Assisted Treatment Access Points Project funding opportunity, San Joaquin Valley Health Fund news and more.