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The Community Clinics Initiative (CCI) is committed to attaining health equity for traditionally underserved communities in California through field building, collaboration, learning and reflection. CCI's programming is supported by generous funding from the Blue Shield of California Foundation, The California Endowment and the California HealthCare Foundation, CCI has distributed over $77 million in grants to community health centers. More >

Program News

Optimizing Patient Experience Program
We are pleased to announce the grant awards for the Optimizing Patient Experience Program. More >

Community Health Center Innovation Challenge
We are pleased to announce the grant awards for the Community Health Center Innovation Challenge. More >

Health Home Innovation Fund
We are pleased to announce the grant awards for the Health Home Innovation Fund. More >

Reports to the Field Released
Harnessing the Power of Youth This brief describes the different ways that seven NCH projects have engaged youth as a strategy to improve community health, as well as the resulting impacts on the youth, participating organizations and their communities.More >

Community-Centered Health Homes: Bridging the gap between health services and community prevention This report by Prevention Institute outlines an approach that community health centers can take to promote community health even as they deliver high quality medical services to individuals.More >


Did you know?

78% of women over the age of 40 have had a mammogram and clinical breast exam within the last two years, 3% higher than the national average.
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*Visit the CHC Innovation Challenge group page on the Voice for upcoming webinars & events

Optimizing Patient Experience Webinar Recording May 17, 2012

Optimizing Patient Experience Presentation Slides & FAQ's

NCH Texting and Social Media Webinar Recording March 13, 2012

Getting Started with the Triple Aim Framework Webinar Slides

EHR Readiness Assessment

Healthcare Technology Resource Guide

Medical & Dental Loans

ACA Section 2703 Health Home Option: Assessing Opportunities for Implementing the Health Home State Option Webinar Recording October 13, 2011

ACA Section 2703 Health Home Option: Assessment of Potential Health Home State Plan Options for California Webinar Recording February 3, 2012