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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.


Grantee Profile: Geer Village Senior Community

At Geer Village Senior Community, we believe in supporting seniors throughout all of the stages of life.  Geer isn’t just a place for senior living or to receive care, it is a community gathering... Learn More

Grant Program Profile: Geer Transportation Dial-a-Ride

Geer Transportation Dial-a-Ride provides free transportation to seniors and disabled persons primarily for the residents of North Canaan, Canaan (Falls Village), Sharon, Salisbury, and Cornwall.... Learn More

Listen to the 7/28/21 recorded interview of Ivana Powers, Director of Transportation at Geer Village Senior Community, talking about their transportation service 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 Capacity Building Grant Program

Nearly $100,000 was awarded to nine non-profit organizations in the first cycle of FCH’s Capacity Building Grant Program. The purpose of this program is to increase the stability, effectiveness, and resilience of the FCH area nonprofits.  To learn more about this grant program click here.

To learn more about the recent awards click PDF icon here.


2021 Grantee Perception Report

In 2021, FCH worked with external evaluator Karen Horsch to create and implement a perception survey with FCH’s grantees. An executive summary of the report’s findings and our next steps can be... Learn More

2021 Year in Review

2021 was a significant year for FCH, marking our first year of implementation of our strategic plan which was approved in April.... Learn More