• 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: North East Community Center

The North East Community Center (NECC) offers social service, educational, cultural, recreational and community building programs and services for toddlers through seniors.  The goal is to help... Learn More

Grant Profile: North East Community Center

The NECC Transportation Program, with funding assistance from the Foundation for Community Health (FCH), addresses the huge gap in public transportation throughout six Dutchess County towns. NECC’... Learn More

Listen to the 6/2/21 recorded interview of Christine Sergent, Executive Director of The North East Community Center, talking 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 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.


Report to the Community

The Foundation for Community Health began 2020 with a plan!  Please see the message from our CEO, Nancy L. Heaton in our Annual Report. ... Learn More

Learn about FCH's Theory of Change

As part of the Foundation for Community Health's strategic planning process, we developed a ... Learn More