• 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.


Grantee Profile: Women's Support Services

Domestic violence/intimate partner violence is not about violence. It is about having power over a person. It is about coercive control of that person. What is so bewildering to the victim is that... Learn More

Grant Program Profile: Women's Support Services

Domestic violence/intimate partner violence (DV/IPV) knows no boundaries. It occurs in every culture, country, and age group. It affects people from all socioeconomic, educational, and religious... Learn More


Listen to the 7/7/21 recorded interview of Stephen Montagna, Director of Community Engagement and Prevention Education with Women’s Support Services, talking about his agency and the Foundation for Community Health with Marshall Miles on Robin Hood Radio.


Towns We Serve

Community Map

Our community 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. 

FCH partners with two affordable housing initiatives. Towards the end of 2021, FCH invested $160,000 to support two affordable housing efforts: Hudson River Housing’s work with the Tri-Town Coalition; and the Housing Collective’s recently launched Litchfield County Center for Housing Opportunity.

Through their partnership with FCH, both initiatives recently awarded mini-grants to support affordable housing community engagement efforts.  Learn more here.

Listen to the Robin Hood Radio series of interviews with FCH's CEO, Nancy L. Heaton, the Board of Directors, Chair,  Mimi Tannen, and a sampling of FCH grantees. 
To access the Robin Hood Radio "On Demand" site click here.



Announcing Health&

FCH announces a new series, Health&.  An online information series designed to explore the ways health influences every aspect of our lives, and how our life circumstances impact our health.  ... Learn More


FCH awards nine grants through its Capacity Building Grant Program. Over $100,000 was awarded in our recent spring cycle of the Capacity Building Grant Program.Decisions were made based on each... Learn More