Our future depends on the actions we take today. Reducing health disparities in Northern California begins with a strong vision.

The Center brings people, ideas and infrastructure together to create positive change. Our collective impact model seeks to improve community health in California.

Every person in California should be able to live a healthy life. That’s the vision we stand by and the journey we are committed to. The Center works to promote health and racial equity in communities throughout California with local, state and national partners.

With strategy, creativity and ongoing collaboration, The Center strives to eradicate health inequities across the state, especially within the underserved San Joaquin Valley. Learn more.

What's New?

Partnerships - March 2017

March 28, 2017

Read the March issue of Partnerships for updates on funding opportunities and news from the Positive Youth Justice Initiative, San Joaquin Valley Health Fund and California Funders for Boys and Men of Color.

Putting Communities First

March 24, 2017

Philanthropy News Digest today published a blog by Sierra Health Foundation President and CEO Chet P. Hewitt. Read Putting Communities First: A Collaborative Fund for the San Joaquin Valley.

Chet Hewitt to receive Terrance Keenan Leadership Award

March 14, 2017

Sierra Health Foundation President and CEO Chet P. Hewitt will receive Grantmakers In Health’s 2017 Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy, which recognizes outstanding grantmakers whose work is distinguished by leadership, innovation and outstanding achievement. Learn more on the Grantmakers In Health web site.