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Northern California and Central Valley Recovery Housing funding opportunity

May 12, 2021

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is using available federal grant funding for the Recovery Housing Expansion Program in California’s northern counties and the Central Valley. Applications are due by June 9 at 1 p.m. The Center at Sierra Health Foundation will assist DHCS with the administration of these funds through the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Access Points Project. Learn more on the MAT Access Points Project web site.

Harrison and Brittany Barnes donate $10,000 to support Sacramento youth with Goalsetter financial literacy education and savings accounts

May 7, 2021

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, Build.Black. and Black Child Legacy Campaign have partnered with Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes and his family to help expand financial literacy for youth aged 5 to 18 while addressing wealth and opportunity gaps in communities of color.

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$29 million dedicated to grassroots outreach to California communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19

May 3, 2021

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, in partnership with the State of California and seven philanthropic partners, today announces the launch of a new statewide vaccine equity effort with $29 million dedicated to equitable distribution of and access to COVID vaccines and education.

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Partnerships - April 2021

April 28, 2021

Read the April issue of Partnerships to learn about virtual Equity on the Mall, a new funding opportunity, artists inspiring change, job openings, program updates and more!

Equity on the Mall 2021 is April 26-30!

April 23, 2021

San Joaquin Valley Health Fund partners and Valley residents are joining together for a virtual week of democracy in action. Learn more, register to participate in events and access the 2021 Policy Platform on the Equity on the Mall web page.

We continue to stand together for justice

April 21, 2021

It seems that key moments that provide signs of progress toward a better future are often punctuated by an event that reminds us how far we have to go.

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Stimulant Use Prevention and Treatment in Communities of Color funding opportunity

April 12, 2021

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is using available federal grant funding to improve community access to stimulant use disorder prevention and treatment in communities of color throughout California. Applications are due by May 14 at 1 p.m. The Center at Sierra Health Foundation will assist DHCS with the administration of these funds through the Medication Assisted Treatment Access Points Project.

Access the funding overview for details and application instructions (.pdf).

Funding available for evaluation of Healing the Hood and Restorative Youth Justice programs

April 12, 2021

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation is accepting proposals for an experienced evaluation team to assess the implementation and effectiveness of two complementary programs: Healing the Hood and Restorative Youth Justice. Proposals are due by May 10 at 1 p.m.

Access the Request for Proposals for details and proposal submission instructions.

Partnerships - March 2021

March 30, 2021

Read the March issue of Partnerships to learn about our new partnerships and projects, find funding opportunities, job openings and program updates, and learn about what we’re following.

We Stand With You Against Anti-Asian Racism

March 23, 2021

Sierra Health Foundation and The Center stand in solidarity with AAPI communities in mourning the lives of eight people, including six Asian women, in Atlanta and countless more lost to or harmed by racism and anti-Asian violence locally and across the country. We see you and we will always stand with you against hate.

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Coalition of Sacramento parents, community, business and labor commit resources, advocacy and support for student success

March 18, 2021

Sacramento Parents Advocating for Student Success (PASS) is a parent-led school and community project that connects, supports and empowers parent advocates who have children in Sacramento City Unified School District schools to ensure student achievement, mental health and well-being, and education equity throughout the district. Learn more on the Sacramento PASS web site.

SAMHSA COVID-19 Response funding opportunity for organizations in Los Angeles County and Riverside County

March 10, 2021

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, in partnership with the California Department of Health Care Services, will award $2.5 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to provide direct treatment and recovery support services for individuals with substance use disorders and/or mental health disorders impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including support for health care providers. Applications are due by April 5 at 1 p.m. Access the revised request for applications (March 17).

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