It is estimated that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the United States experience intimate partner violence during their lifetime.
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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.
The Foundation for Community Health (FCH) is dedicated to creating livable healthy communities in our service area. We work closely with our community stakeholders in employing a range of strategies to solve complex problems that impact health. As a leader, catalyst and advocate, we endeavor to develop innovative and effective services that focus on access to high quality health-related services and prevention/health promotion activities.
FCH uses and funds a variety of strategies in order to maximize the impact of its work. These strategies include:
FCH is particularly interested in addressing the unique aspects involved in delivering healthcare in a rural area and which also emphasize:
For more information on FCH grantmaking, click here to search our grants by Program Area, County, State and/or Year.
The Foundation for Community Health has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Webutuck Central School District (WCSD) for construction costs for the first full-service, school-based health center (SBHC) in our community. The aim is to establish the health center for the 2020/21 school year and to make it available to all students.
Listen to Ray Castellani, WCSD Superintendent, Lindsay Farrell, Open Door President and CEO, and Nancy Heaton, Foundation For Community Health CEO talk about the health center on Robinhood Radio.
“We at the Foundation for Community Health join with those in mourning the inhumane death of George Floyd — the latest in a series of horrifying and unjust killings of black Americans at the hands... Learn More