(VISALIA, CA) - SRT has received a renewed $20,000 grant from the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund (SJVHF), it recently announced. The grant will support systems change work in land use policy and help us empower youth, families and schools to expand access to outdoor education.
"We are tremendously grateful for the SJVHF's ongoing partnership, and are already putting the new grant to work," said Adam Livingston, SRT Director of Planning and Policy. "This funding helps SRT to provide a voice for conservation and compact growth in contexts ranging from county-level general plans to regional transportation planning. Just as importantly, this grant contributes to our efforts to give educators, families and underserved youth the tools they need to expand access to outdoor education. We're tremendously grateful for the SJVHF's ongoing support," Livingston added.
The SJVHF is managed by The Center at Sierra Health Foundation with funding from a broad coalition including Sierra Health Foundation, The California Endowment, The California Wellness Foundation, Rosenberg Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, Dignity Health, TIDES Foundation, The Hellman Foundation, The James Irvine Foundation, Convergence Partnership, Health Net, The Grove Foundation, Werner-Kohnstamm Family Giving Fund, IKEA, New Venture Fund, Sunlight Giving, Heising-Simons Foundation, The Libra Foundation, Ceres Trust, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, College Futures Foundation, Beacon IA – a donor-advised fund of Impact Assets, Water Funder Initiative, S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, Latino Community Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, 11th Hour Project – A Program of The Schmidt Family Foundation, Chicago Community Trust on behalf of an anonymous funder, and other anonymous funders.