San Joaquin Valley Health Fund

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, The James Irvine Foundation, Convergence Partnership, Health Net, The Grove Foundation and WKF Fund.

Equity on the Mall 2018

Thursday, February 8
California State Capitol

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News release

2018 Policy Platform

Equity on the Mall 2018 Highlight Video

San Joaquin Valley Leadership Executive Committee

Learn about this committee of local elected officials.

Policy Platform

See the Policy Platform created by San Joaquin Valley Health Fund partners.

Funding Updates

Round 4: More than $975,000 awarded to 58 organizations in the San Joaquin Valley working on policy and systems change to improve health.

See a list of organizations that received funding in Round 4, as well as through the Cluster Grant funding opportunity.

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.

Grantee Partners

Since funding began in 2015, the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund has invested more than $6 million in the San Joaquin Valley.
Round 1 Grantee Partners
Round 2 Grantee Partners
Round 3 Grantee Partners
Round 4 Grantee Partners

DACA Letter to Partners

See the letter to SJVHF partners regarding the rescinding of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Census 2020 Resources

Resources include Get Out the Count fact sheets, Census webinar recording, reports, articles and more.

Fact Sheet

Learning Opportunities

News Archive

Partners Powering the Movement


Video Series

See the new SJVHF video below.


Kern County: Geography of Inequity and Opportunities for Action

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.
Download the report

California’s San Joaquin Valley: A Region and Its Children Under Stress

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.
Download the report
Report Briefing video

Mapping Opportunity in California’s
San Joaquin Valley

SJV mapping report cover

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.
Download the report.

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Partner Convenings

April 26, 2018 – Fresno

More than 100 San Joaquin Valley Health Fund partners celebrated the launch of Round IV of the Small Grants program. More than $975,000 in funding was awarded to 58 San Joaquin Valley organizations in Round IV. See the video.

Learn about previous Partner Convenings.