The Community Health Fund was established in 2017 at the San Joaquin Community Foundation by a $2 million dollar grant from the Delta Blood Bank Foundation. The Fund aims to support projects and activities that improve healthcare services, health outcomes, and medical education in San Joaquin County.

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Grants fund projects and activities that serve people living in San Joaquin 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. 


San Joaquin Community Foundation has committed a total of $125,000 for this grants program in 2024. The maximum grant amount an applicant may request under this program is $40,000, although applicants may request less than the maximum amount. Grantees for 2024 will be announced soon.



Gospel Center Rescue Mission – $40,000

New Life Program Scholarships Program


Inspire Me, Inc. – $40,000

“Be the Best ME!” Program

Family Resource and Referral Center – $20,000 

Child Care Provider Wellness Conference

Sow a Seed Community Foundation – $26,000

Bright Future Program

Lodi Boys & Girls Club – $10,000

Nutrition to Grow on and Healthy Habits

Dawl Camp Corporation – $4,000

Health and Hygiene Campaign


The Amelia Ann Adams Whole Life Center – $20,000

SistaCoach Program

Victory In Praise Church – $25,000

Supporting Elderly Transportation Needs

Black Urban Farmers Association – $25,000

Supporting Expansion of Food Program

Visionary Home Builders of CA,  Inc. – $20,000

Professional Clinical Therapy Program

Stockton Black Family Day, Inc. – $15,000

Community Event Focused on Education and Wholesome Support

Community Partnerships for Families of San Joaquin – $10,000

Low-Income Family Needs Program

Inspire Me, Inc. – $10,000

“Be the Best ME!” Program

LOEL Senior Center – $5,000

Supporting “Meals on Wheels” Program

Tracy Interfaith Ministries – $5,000

Healthy Food Distribution Program

Hospice of Amador and Calaveras – $5,000

“Griefbusters” Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca and Lathrop – $5,000

Supporting Kids’ Garden Club

Ripon Community Garden – $5,000

Organic Gardening and Healthy Eating


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

Community Strong Healing Circles Project

Reinvent South Stockton Coalitions – $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

Purchase 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


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 – $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


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

Workforce development to meet community healthcare 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

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