• 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.


Grants Programs Profile: The Healthcare Consortium

Prescription Access and Referral Program:  Many years ago, the Healthcare Consortium’s network of health and human service providers identified a lack of access to prescription medications as a... Learn More

Grantee Profile: The Healthcare Consortium

The Healthcare Consortium is a private, nonprofit organization serving Columbia and Greene Counties in the upper Hudson Valley of New York.  Since its inception in 1998, the Consortium has pursued... Learn More

Listen to Claire Parde, Executive Director of The Healthcare Consortium (The Columbia County Community Healthcare Consortium, Inc.), talk about her 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 Launches its Multi-Year General Operating Support Program

 FCH is excited to partner with Columbia County Community Healthcare Consortium, Community Action Partnership for Dutchess County and North East Community Center for its Multi-Year General Operating Support Program. Each organization will receive $100,000 annually from 2021- 2024. Learn more about the Multi-Year General Operating Support Program here.


Dr. John "Bill" Gallup: friend, colleague and founding Board Member

The Board and Staff of the Foundation for Community Health are greatly saddened by the passing of our beloved friend and highly respected colleague, Dr. John W. "Bill" Gallup, on September 20,... Learn More

Remembering Bill Gallup by John Charde

It is more than 52 years since I answered an ad in the New England Journal of Medicine for a pediatrician for a multi-specialty group in Sharon, Connecticut (The Sharon Clinic).  It was Bill and... Learn More