• Prevention
  • Access
  • Collaboration

We are a private, not-for-profit foundation dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the residents of the greater Harlem Valley in New York and the northern Litchfield Hills of Connecticut. To accomplish our mission, we make grants, conduct research, provide technical assistance, and support collaborations and advocacy.

What We Do

GRANTEE PROFILE: The Equus Effect

The Equus Effect's mission is to provide veterans and others in high stress situations with essential tools to meet life's challenges and build healthy relationships through purposeful engagement... Learn More

The Equus Effect Interview

Listen to Jane Strong, Executive Director of The Equus Effect, talk about their organization and the Foundation for Community Health with Marshall Miles on Robin Hood Radio:

Towns We Serve

Interactive Map

Our interactive map highlights the areas we serve with links to town, county and state sites and Census Bureau information.
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Grants Awarded

Search Past Grants

For more information on FCH grantmaking, click here to search our grants by Program Area, County, State and/or Year. 

Recent Grant Award

 FCH is sponsoring a four-part series presented by the Universal Health Care Foundation:   "Beyond COVID: Connecting Communities, Health and Care," focusing on how COVID has led to organizations working in new ways across silos to meet people's needs. This grant of $1000 was awarded to Universal Health Care Foundation’s parent organization, CHART via FCH’s donor advised fund with the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation.

Of Interest

Main Street Magazine Interviews CEO, Nancy Heaton

In February '21, Main Street Magazine focused on families and our greater shared community. They spoke with Nancy about community health and wellbeing.  Read the full article:  ... Learn More

Nancy Heaton, CEO talks with Marshall Miles

Listen to Nancy Heaton in the first of a series of interviews with Robin Hood Radio's Marshall Miles.  They discuss the Foundation for Community Health and the important work on behalf of the... Learn More