• 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


The Equus Effect's mission is to provide veterans and others in high stress situations with essential tools to meet life's challenges and build healthy relationships through purposeful engagement... Learn More

The Equus Effect Interview

Listen to Jane Strong, Executive Director of The Equus Effect, talk about their organization and the Foundation for Community Health with Marshall Miles on Robin Hood Radio:

Towns We Serve

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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. 


The Foundation for Community Health has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Webutuck Central School District (WCSD) for construction costs for the first full-service, school-based health center (SBHC) in our community. The aim is to establish the health center for the 2020/21 school year and to make it available to all students.

Webutuck School
PDF iconWebutuck School Based Health Center Description

Listen to Ray Castellani, WCSD Superintendent, Lindsay Farrell, Open Door President and CEO, and Nancy Heaton, Foundation For Community Health CEO talk about the health center on Robinhood Radio.

Robinhood Radio Interview:  Ray Castellani, Superintendent

Robinhood Radio Interview:  Lindsay Farrell, CEO

Robinhood Radio Interview:  Nancy Heaton, CEO

PDF icon Webutuck School Based Health Center Synopsis

Of Interest

Listen to FCH Board Vice Chair

Mimi Tannen talks with Marshall Miles about her work on the Foundation for Community Health's Board of Directors and the work in our community. ... Learn More

Nancy Heaton, CEO talks with Marshall Miles

Listen to Nancy Heaton in the first of a series of interviews with Robin Hood Radio's Marshall Miles.  They discuss the Foundation for Community Health and the important work on behalf of the... Learn More