San Joaquin Valley Health Fund Current Funding Awards

The Center awarded more than $975,000 through the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund in April 2018. This fourth round of funding includes 45 grants to organizations working to address health disparities and factors that impact health, such as food security, air quality, clean drinking water, housing, health care, education, employment, immigrant rights, domestic violence, open space, neighborhood safety and other drivers of health outcomes. An additional 13 grants are supporting work focused on immigration rights through a targeted funding opportunity supported by The James Irvine Foundation.

ACT for Women and Girls
Tulare County
$20,000 – Youth Leadership
Elevating Youth Voices for Health and Racial Equity

Alliance for Community Transformations
Merced County
$20,000 – Human Trafficking
Transforming Leadership in Health Care Policy for Human Trafficking Survivors

Alliant International University (Central California Asian Pacific Women)
Fresno County
$10,000 – Mental Health
Promoting Mental Health Literacy in the San Joaquin Valley’s API Communities

Black Parallel School Board (Sacramento Independent Learning Center Corporation)
Regional
$10,000 – Education and Parent Leadership/Involvement
Central Valley Movement Building: Phase III

California Coalition for Rural Housing Project
Regional
$10,000 – Affordable Housing
San Joaquin Valley Healthy Homes Project: Part IV

California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
Regional
$10,000 – Health Access
Advancing Health Equity in the Central Valley

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.
Regional
$17,860 – Community Safety
Central Valley Reentry Initiative

Catholic Charities of Stockton
San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties
$20,000 – Sustainable Communities/Land Use
Sustainable Communities/Healthy Neighborhoods Coalitions

Centro Binancioal Para El Desarrollo Indigena
Madera County
$10,000 – Immigrant Rights
Indigenous People’s Day 2018

Central California Environmental Justice Network (Social & Environmental Entrepreneurs, Inc.)
Kern and Fresno Counties
$20,000 – Environmental Justice
I.M.P.R.O.V.E (Identifying More Polluters Reaching Our Vulnerable Environment)

Central Valley Air Quality Coalition (Social & Environmental Entrepreneurs, Inc.)
Tulare, Fresno and San Joaquin Counties
$10,000 – Environmental Justice
Create Healthy Air in the Valley by Empowering Partners and Residents

Children Now
Regional
$10,000 – Positive Early Childhood and Youth Development
Building the Children’s Movement in the San Joaquin Valley

Community Water Center
Tulare County
$20,000 – Access to Clean Drinking Water
Community Power Building for Safe, Clean and Affordable Drinking Water

CRLA Foundation
Regional
$20,000 – Access to Healthcare
Health Care Expansion for the Uninsured

Cultural Brokers, Inc.
Fresno County
$10,000 – Early Childhood
Trauma Informed Communities

Dolores C. Huerta Foundation
Tulare County
$20,000 – Education
Tulare County Parent Education and Empowerment Project

East Bay Asian Youth Center (Fresno Office)
Fresno County
$20,000 – Education and Parent Leadership/Involvement
Organizing for New Local Public Funding Streams to Improve Health and Education Outcomes

El Quinto Sol de América (Pesticide Action Network North America Regional Center)
Tulare County
$20,000 – Access to Clean Drinking Water
Water and the Right to Know

Environmental Justice Coalition for Water
Regional
$10,000 – Access to Clean Drinking Water
San Joaquin River Basin Disadvantaged Community Water Justice Advocacy Project

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin
San Joaquin County
$15,000 – Juvenile Justice and Community Safety
Transformative Justice through Intergenerational and Culturally Rooted Leadership

Focus Forward
Fresno County
$10,000 – Juvenile Justice
Youth Leadership and Advocacy for Stigma-Reduction and Health Outcomes

Foodlink for Tulare County
Tulare County
$20,000 – Food Access
Community Advocacy for Just Food: Developing Our Edible and Equitable Potential

Fresno Barrios Unidos
Fresno County
$15,000 – Youth Leadership
Sowing the Seeds of Advocacy

Fresno Immigrant Youth in Action (Fresno Center for Nonviolence)
Fresno and Tulare Counties
$10,000 – Youth Leadership
Youth Leadership

Fresno Food Commons Trust
Fresno County
$5,000 – Food Access
Growing Community Leaders for a Healthy and Fair Food System

Fresno Street Saints (Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission)
Fresno County
$10,000 – Environmental Justice
Southwest Fresno Environmental Club

Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice
Kings County
$20,000 – Environmental Justice
Kings County/San Joaquin Valley Environmental Health and Justice Project

Greenlining Institute
Regional
$10,000 – Community/Economic Development
Equitable Access to Nonprofit Hospital Community Benefits

Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Regional
$10,000 – Immigrant Rights
Healthcare Access for Immigrants Living in the Central Valley

Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (Tides Center)
Merced, Kern and Tulare Counties
$10,000 – Health Access
Building Health and Justice in our Communities

Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability (Tides Center)
Regional
$20,000 – Housing/Shelter and Land Use
The Built Environment in the San Joaquin Valley

Madera Coalition for Community Justice
Madera County
$10,000 – Education
Parent Peer Mentors

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Stockton (The Tides Foundation)
San Joaquin County
$10,000 – Education
Parent and Family Engagement Initiative

Organización en California de Lideres Campesinas, Inc.
Fresno, Madera and Merced Counties
$20,000 – Sustainable Communities and Transportation
Access to Public Transportation and Land Use

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Fresno, Merced and Kern Counties
$10,000 – Youth Leadership
Youth Rising and Generation Action

Project Prevention Coalition (United Way of Merced County, Inc.)
Merced County
$10,000 – Community Engagement
Story Cloth for Systems Change

Public Health Advocates
San Joaquin County
$10,000 – Land Use
Build Health - Stockton: Part III

Radio Bilingüe, Inc.
Regional
$10,000 – Health Access
Latino Health Access and Equity Radio Campaign

Reading and Beyond
Fresno County
$10,000 – Education
Local Control Funding Formula/FUSD EL Master Plan Advocacy Project

Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Tulare and Kings Counties
$5,000 – Access to Clean Drinking Water
Agua4All in Tulare and Kings Counties

San Joaquin County Pride Center
San Joaquin County
$20,000 – Youth Leadership
Youth Empowerment via LCFF/LCAP Advocacy and Learning

Sequoia Riverlands Trust
Regional
$10,000 – Land Use
The Southern Sierra Partnership

Stanislaus Family Justice Center
Stanislaus County
$10,000 – Domestic Violence
Improving Multidisciplinary Response to Domestic Violence Strangulation Crimes

The Sources LGBT+ Center
Tulare County
$20,000 – LGBT+ Advocacy
Access to Care and Policy Change Initiative

Utility Reform Network
Fresno and San Joaquin Counties
$5,000 – Built Environment
End Shutoffs: Protect Community Health

Protecting Immigrants’ Rights in the San Joaquin Valley

Asian American Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus
Fresno, Merced and San Joaquin Counties
$20,000
Protecting Immigrant Rights

California Human Development Corporation
San Joaquin County
$20,000
Immigration and Citizenship Education and Services Expansion San Joaquin Valley

California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund)
San Joaquin, Kern and Fresno Counties
$20,000
California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance

Central California Legal Services, Inc.
Fresno and Tulare Counties
$35,000
Strategic Plan for Naturalization Outreach in Fresno and Tulare Counties

Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative (Education and Leadership Foundation)
Regional
$68,750
Central Valley Immigrant Defense and Empowerment Project

Centro La Familia Advocacy Services
Fresno County
$20,000
International Immigration Services Project

El Quinto Sol de América (Pesticide Action Network North America Regional Center)
Tulare County
$20,000
Immigration: Pathway to a Better Life

Empowering Marginalized Asian Communities (Asian Pacific Self-Development and Residential Association)
San Joaquin County
$20,000
San Joaquin Asian Pacific Island Immigration Services

Jakara Movement
Regional
$20,000
Power, Protection, and Possibilities for Valley Punjabis

Kind, Inc.
Regional
$68,750
Access to Justice for Unaccompanied Children in the Central Valley

Little Manila Foundation
San Joaquin County
$20,000
Next America Project

ValleyFWD (Education and Leadership Foundation)
San Joaquin, Kern and Fresno Counties
$20,000
Central Valley Workers Center

World Relief Corporation of National Association of Evangelicals
Stanislaus County
$20,000
Modesto Capacity Partnership and Immigrant Integration Project