Community Health Fund Grants Program

Accepting Letters of Interest Now!

Letters of interest are due May 27, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. (PST)

About Community Health Fund

The Community Health Fund was established in 2017 by the Community Foundation of San Joaquin, through a generous gift from the DBB (Delta Blood Bank) Foundation.

Program Overview for 2022

COMMUNITY HEALTH FUND’S 2022 AREA OF INTEREST FOCUS

THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SAN JOAQUIN is pleased to invite eligible non-profit organizations to submit letters of interest for grant funding from the Community Health Fund. Grants are available to fund projects and activities that serve people living in San Joaquin or Calaveras County, and directly align with one or more of the Community Health Fund’s areas of focus: improving healthcare services, promoting health outcomes, and supporting medical education. For 2022, The Community Health Fund Committee is accepting requests for eligible projects from all three areas of focus.

FUNDING FOR 2022

The Community Foundation of San Joaquin committed a total of $150,000 for the 2022 Community Health Fund grants program. The maximum grant amount an applicant could request was $40,000.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT LOI

Letters of interest for projects and activities from eligible organizations will be accepted if submitted online via this portal by Friday, May 27, 2022, at 5:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time). Submissions received after the due date/time will not be reviewed.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The Community Foundation of San Joaquin will accept letters of interest from the following organizations:

  • Nonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, classified as a public charity, not as a “private foundation” under section 509(a), and are designated a 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2) organization; and
  • Local public education agencies such as K-12 public school districts, community colleges, and public universities.

Organizations must be located in San Joaquin or Calaveras County. Proposed programs or activities must directly benefit people living in San Joaquin or Calaveras County.

2021 Grantees

The Amelia Ann Adams Whole Life Center - $30,000

Community Strong Healing Circles Project

Reinvent South Stockton Coalition - $21,900

Williams Brotherhood Park Beautification & Activation

New Directions Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program - $11,600

New Directions Women’s Fitness Initiative

Council on American-Islamic Relations - Central California Chapter - $30,000

Mental Health Outreach to the Muslim American Community in San Joaquin County

Common Ground Senior Services - $26,500

Purchas a new “Wheels for Meals” vehicle to service Calaveras County

Asian Pacific Self Development and Residential Association - $30,000

Community Health Workers

Dignity Health St. Joseph's Medical Center (as fiscal agent for the Healthier San Joaquin Collaborative) -$7,500

2021 San Joaquin County Community Health Needs Assessment

2020 Grantees

El Concilio - $35,000

Healthy living workshops “Healthy Families”

San Joaquin County Child Abuse Prevention Council - $35,000

Health and Wellness Program

GIVE EVERY CHILD A CHANCE (GECAC) -$10,000

Health and Wellness Program

Delta Health Care -$15,000

Counseling Program

City of Stockton, Community Services Department - Recreation -$20,000

Alive & Free Training

Asian Pacific Self-development and Residential Association (APSARA) -$20,000

Case Management/ Community Health Workers Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento FBO: Boys & girls Clubs at Sierra Vista, Stockton -$15,000

Health and Wellness Program

San Joaquin Emergency Response Fund -$25,000

Grant to establish the SJERF in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

2019 Grantees

Health Force Partners, Northern San Joaquin Valley -$20,000

Workforce development to meet community healtcare needs

Uplift All Foundation -$20,000

Mobile Laundromat for the Homeless

St. Joseph's Foundation of San Joaquin -$15,000

Graduate Medical Education

Sow A Seed Community Foundation -$15,000

Bright Futures Youth Mentoring

San Joaquin Medical Society -$20,000

Decision Medicine/ Bridge to Medicine

San Joaquin County Office Of Education -$15,000

Empowering Parents Through Health Literacy

Gospel Center Rescue Mission -$15,000

Recuperative Care Pilot Program

Family Resource & Referral Center -$20,000

2-1-1 Access to Health

Emergency Food Bank of Stockton -$10,000

Mobile Farmers Market

Common Ground Senior Services, Inc. -$10,000

Silver Streak Transport

Catholic Charities Diocese of Stockton -$15,000

Healthcare Access Program

2018 Grantees

Health Force Partners, Northern San Joaquin Valley -$45,000

Pathways to Health Careers

Family Resource & Referral Center -$45,000

2-1-1 Access to Health

Emergency Food Bank of Stockton -$25,000

Day Care Deli

Peer Health Exchange -$26,500

Near-Peer Health Education/ College Affiliate Program

St. Joseph's Foundation of San Joaquin -$25,000

New Residency Program

San Joaquin Medical Society -$20,000

Decision Medicine/ Bridge to Medicine

St. Mary's Dining Room -$2,500

Safe Medication Disposal