Culture Is Mental Health Project

We're thrilled to partner with ACE Resource Network and eight local nonprofits to launch the Culture Is Mental Health Project, a program designed to foster positive mental health outcomes for local youth by connecting them with community health workers who reflect their culture, language, and experiences.

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40th Anniversary

Inspiring Philanthropy
for 40 Years

Thanks to the foresight of the Junior League of Sacramento, the efforts of committed community leaders, and generous people like you, we have inspired philanthropy in the capital area for 40 years! Join us in celebrating four decades of local giving, share your story, and look to the future of our collective impact.

Our Impact

Making Lasting
Impact in the
Sacramento Region

We specialize in bringing engaged community members together to make a measurable difference in some of this community's toughest issues – from creating a more generous region and fostering a thriving cultural community, to expanding equitable access to higher education and creating a healthy, accessible food system for all.


Partnering to Create
Pivotal Change 
in Our Community

By establishing charitable funds at the Foundation to support the causes they care about, our fundholders create positive change in the Sacramento region. When local donors partner with the Foundation, they maximize the impact of their philanthropy and become catalysts for improvement in our community. 


Grantmaking That
Helps Our Region

Thanks to the generosity of our fundholders, the Foundation is the Sacramento region’s largest grantmaker to the nonprofit organizations that serve and enrich our community. We are also proud to partner with those organizations during our annual Big Day of Giving, the 24-hour giving challenge and capacity-building program that has raised over $91 million for local nonprofits over the past eleven years.


Supporting Students
Striving to Achieve
Their Dreams

The Foundation and our fundholders are committed to helping local students pursue higher education. Offering over 40 scholarship programs – for first-generation college students, veterans, and students interested to studying trades, music, entrepreneurship, and more – our goal is to help the region’s students succeed.