the mission of the RCHN Community Health Foundation (RCHN CHF) is to support and benefit community health centers and the communities they serve through strategic investment, outreach, education, and cutting-edge health policy research

Projects & Research

RCHN CHF’s initiatives aim both to address the unique challenges that community health centers face today, and support the development of opportunities to sustain CHCs in the future. << >>



By working in partnership to leverage opportunities and resources for community health centers, RCHN CHF is investing in our communities and in our future.

A membership organization representing community health centers and dedicated to expanding access to health care.


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The Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy is a special initiative of Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.


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A business development affiliate of NACHC, CHV offers products and services to meet the specific needs of CHCs.


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Recognizing Health Centers


In recognition of National Health Center Week, view the RCHN Community Health Foundation’s latest infographic illustrating the diverse populations served by CHCs across the country.  

3 ObamaCare Funding Cliffs Imperil Coverage, Access

07/6/2014 reports on the funding cuts faced by CHCs under the Affordable Care Act and cites the findings of a recently published report from the Geiger Gibson/RCHN CHF Research Collaborative at Milken Institute School of Public Health at the GWU.

Generating Value in Helathcare: HIT is Just Part of the Solution


Dr. Hartzband discusses advancements in HIT adoption in the health care field – particularly among community health centers – and how they generate value for the organizations that use HIT effectively.

Health Centers and Family Planning Update


A new report issued by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative and the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health examines the potential impact of comprehensive federal guidelines aimed at improving the quality of family planning services on the nation’s community health centers