August 31, 2021
Read the August issue of Partnerships for funding updates and news about the Asthma Mitigation Project, Elevate Youth California, Sacramento County COVID-19 Collaborative and community partnerships, and find out what we’re following.
August 31, 2021
This training on Sept. 1 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. will provide Sacramento community members with the information they need to have important conversations about COVID-19 vaccines. Together we can empower ourselves, our families and our communities! Access the training flyer for more information and the Zoom link.
August 27, 2021
Pediatricians provide credible information about vaccinating children in the latest installment of The Conversation / LA CONVERSACION, Kaiser Family Foundation's public information response to COVID-19. Sierra Health Foundation is among the funders supporting this important video series. Learn more on the Kaiser Family Foundation web site.
August 17, 2021
This training on August 18 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. will provide Sacramento community members with the information they need to have important conversations about COVID-19 vaccines. Together we can empower ourselves, our families and our communities! Access the training flyer for more information and the Zoom link.
August 13, 2021
With grants up to $1 million over three years, this funding opportunity will support community-based organizations and Tribal organizations throughout California that focus on youth activism, support youth and young adults through mentoring and/or peer-to-peer support to educate communities, change social norms around substance use, and prevent harms and risks associated with substance use. Applications are due by September 27 at 1 p.m. PT.
August 11, 2021
Congratulations to 18 Elevate Youth California community partners that will join the new Capacity Building Cohort! With a total of $5 million in funding, the awarded grassroots community-based organizations and Tribal organizations will implement innovative projects for substance use disorder prevention, with a focus on youth social justice, peer support and mentoring in low-income communities of color, including Tribal communities and LGBTQ communities. Learn about the new partners and their projects on the Elevate Youth California website.
July 29, 2021
We are pleased to introduce Liv O’Keeffe, who recently joined our team to serve as Director of Communications. As a member of the senior management team, Liv will oversee communications and our Conference and Education Center, and will advance policy for Sierra Health Foundation and The Center.
July 29, 2021
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Sergio Cuellar to Senior Program Officer. Sergio joined Sierra Health Foundation in fall 2017 to manage the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color portfolio, leading the network to align investments and philanthropic leadership to address barriers to opportunity for boys and men of color. Sergio has done an incredible job the past four years of guiding the network and strengthening its impact.
July 29, 2021
Read the July issue of Partnerships for staff news, program updates for the Medication Assisted Treatment Access Points Project and the California COVID-19 Community Health Project, access a video highlighting a Tulare County community partner and our Vaccine Equity Campaign, and find out what we’re following.
July 23, 2021
A new video from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Freethink highlights Tulare – CAPS as an important partner of the Vaccine Equity Campaign, an effort of the State of California and The Center. This video featuring Tulare – CAPS volunteers and Chet P. Hewitt, president and CEO of Sierra Health Foundation and The Center, is one in a series of videos focused on the impacts of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s COVID-19 response funding, including the Vaccine Equity Campaign. Access this inspiring video on YouTube.
July 1, 2021
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is using available federal grant funding for a Telehealth Expansion project throughout California. Funding is available for eligible organizations to develop, enhance and/or expand their facility’s telehealth infrastructure. Applications are due by August 1 at 11:59 p.m. Access application materials on the MAT Access Points Project web site.
June 30, 2021
Read the June issue of Partnerships to read our blog on racial justice and equity, learn about our partnership at Sacramento’s Juneteenth Festival and the 2021 Innovations for Children Award, and find program updates for the Positive Youth Justice Initiative, the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, Community Economic Development and more!
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