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Funding opportunities available to advance health and racial equity in the San Joaquin Valley

October 18, 2018

We’re pleased to announce San Joaquin Valley Health Fund Round 5 funding opportunities. Learn about available funding and get the requests for proposals on the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund web page.

New Talk Boldly podcast looks at Immigration Policy in the U.S.

October 11, 2018

Jesus Martinez of Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative and Katie Annand of Kids in Need of Defense discuss the historical context of current immigration policy and practice, including family separation. Facing ever-changing regulations, this timely discussion provides some background for recent news about immigration policy, such as the Department of Homeland Security’s proposal to alter the definition of “public charge,” a rule change that would further reduce migration flows and restrict access to critical health programs

Listen on our Talk Boldly web page.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: A Renewed Commitment

October 8, 2018

Today we are proud to join a growing number of communities, organizations, families and individuals across the country that are celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day. On this important day, we recognize the resilience, strength and richness of Indigenous Peoples in our region and state, while recommitting ourselves to being a stronger partner to this community.

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Sierra Health Foundation and Dignity Health launch San Joaquin Valley Impact Investment Fund

October 1, 2018

The $25 million fund will reinvest in high-performing mission-driven funds and innovative development partners to improve health and prosperity for all residents in the San Joaquin Valley. Learn more.

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Impact Investing in the San Joaquin Valley convening to be held in Stockton on Oct. 3

October 1, 2018

Join the San Joaquin Valley Impact Investment Fund lead investors to learn about Impact Investing in the San Joaquin Valley: Targeting Capital to Regional Equity & Well-being. Learn more and register.

Partnerships - September 2018

September 27, 2018

Read the September issue of Partnerships for information about our upcoming Speaker Series event, new San Joaquin Valley Health Fund partners, MBK Sacramento Youth Fellowship policy recommendations, resources and more.

Partnerships - August 2018

August 29, 2018

Read the August issue of Partnerships for information about new San Joaquin Valley Health Fund partners, the recent Youth Power Summit, a Partner Spotlight featuring the Central California Environmental Justice Network and more.

Funding partners join San Joaquin Valley Health Fund

August 16, 2018

We are pleased to announce three new funding partners that have joined the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund. This month, Health Net, The Grove Foundation and Werner-Kohnstamm Family Giving Fund joined 12 other state and national funders to support communities and organizations in the San Joaquin Valley.

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Partnerships - July 2018

July 26, 2018

Read the July issue of Partnerships for information about the 2018 Leadership Development for Racial Equity funding awards, the Youth Reinvestment Fund in the California state budget, and the Build.Black. Coalition’s RAILS grant, as well as our Partner Spotlight and more.

Build.Black. Coalition receives RAILS grant to promote inclusive economic development

July 9, 2018

The City of Sacramento has awarded $99,750 to the Build.Black. Coalition through the Rapid Acceleration, Innovation, and Leadership in Sacramento (RAILS) Program to support a project that will promote inclusive economic development and create on-ramps to prosperity in an effort to transform lives and unite community.

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A Win for California’s Youth: $37.3 Million for the Youth Reinvestment Fund

June 29, 2018

In a win for California’s youth, including boys and men of color, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a 2018-2019 budget that includes $37.3 million for the Youth Reinvestment Fund.

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Partnerships - June 2018

June 28, 2018

Read the June issue of Partnerships for information about the 2018 Responsive Grants Program funding awards, the My Brother’s Keeper Sacramento Youth Fellowship Program, and the Kings and Queens Rise Youth Basketball League. Also view the new San Joaquin Valley Health Fund video, read our Partner Spotlight and more.

 

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