San Joaquin Valley Health Fund Publications

Guide to Community-First Funder Collaboratives

This guide is intended to help foundations and other funders understand the value of community-led funder collaboratives and take the steps needed to build and implement them. It was written by Harder+Company Community Research and funded by Sierra Health Foundation and W.K. Kellogg Foundation.


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San Joaquin Valley Health Fund: Its Origins, Progress, and Future

This is a companion report to the Guide to Community-First Funder Collaboratives. It provides a full description of the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund model. It was written by Harder+Company Community Research and funded by Sierra Health Foundation and W.K. Kellogg Foundation.


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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. UC Davis Center for Regional Change conducted the study for the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund with funding from The California Endowment.


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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. UC Davis Center for Regional Change conducted the study with funding from Sierra Health Foundation and W.K. Kellogg Foundation.


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Mapping Opportunity in California’s San Joaquin Valley

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.


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