• 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.

What We Do

Northwest Hills Council of Governments

The Northwest Hills Council of Governments (COG) consists of the Mayors and First Selectmen from 21 member towns in the Northwest Corner. It is one of the nine Councils of Governments that have... Learn More

Listen to Rick Lynn, NHCOG's Executive Director, talk about his organization and the Foundation for Community Health with Marshall Miles on Robin Hood Radio.

Towns We Serve

Interactive Map

Our interactive 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. 

Recent Grant Award

 FCH is sponsoring a four-part series presented by the Universal Health Care Foundation:   "Beyond COVID: Connecting Communities, Health and Care," focusing on how COVID has led to organizations working in new ways across silos to meet people's needs. This grant of $1000 was awarded to Universal Health Care Foundation’s parent organization, CHART via FCH’s donor advised fund with the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation.

Of Interest

Sharon Hospital, Foundation for Community Health partner for sustainable healthcare report

To envision a stable Sharon Hospital of the future, the leadership team and board of directors have partnered with the Foundation for Community Health to study the development of a sustainable... Learn More

Trust-based Philanthropy

Learn about FCH’s new strategic framework. This month, FCH’s Board of Directors approved a new strategic framework for the foundation. The 10-month process culminated in the development of three... Learn More