Strategies & Goals


Goal 1: Close the health equity gap

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Goal 2: Advocate for more equitable and responsive policies and practices that reduce the unfair treatment and disparate impact of structures, institutions and systems

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  • Support advocacy and policies that achieve health equity by addressing social determinants of health
  • Support advocacy and policies that increase access to affordable, comprehensive physical and behavioral health care for all
  • Increase the foundation’s leadership in local, state, and national policy initiatives that help close the health equity gap

Goal 3: Be a High Performing Foundation

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  • Ensure SLF’s staff and board structures, practices and operations realize our vision, achieve our mission and live our values
  • Ensure that grantmaking takes an integrated, outcomes-oriented approach
  • Strengthen strategic relationships and connections with and among organizations and community leaders to realize more effective and efficient results
  • Utilize quantitative and qualitative metrics to evaluate achievement of desired results
  • Conduct business in accordance with our values and with integrity and excellence