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

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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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Tenth Annual National Health IT Week


National Health IT Week is a collaborative forum showcasing the vital role of health information technology (HIT) in transforming healthcare across America. This year’s 10th anniversary theme is “One Voice, One Vision: Transforming Health.” (October 5-9, 2015)

Community Health Centers in the Era of Health Reform: Initial National Findings from the 2014 Uniform Data System


Findings of a  new report issued by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative show that between 2013 and 2014, the total number of patients served at community health centers increased by over 1.1 million patients.

Patient Experiences With Family Planning in Community Health Centers


Findings of a  new report issued by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative and the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health signal a clear unmet need for more comprehensive family planning services at community health centers.

National Health Center Week (NHCW)

08/09/2015 - 08/15/2015

Celebrated in August each year, NHCW highlights the significant contributions of our nation’s community health centers, and the dynamic role they play in providing affordable, high-quality, cost-effective health care services. This year’s theme is “America’s Health Centers – Celebrating Our Legacy, Shaping Our Future.” (August 9-15, 2015)