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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Geiger Gibson Program Recognizes Seven Emerging Leaders


WASHINGTON (March 26, 2014) – The Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University honors young professionals currently working in community health, who exemplify the mission and vision of the pioneers of the community health movement.

A Peoples Movement: Massachusetts Community Health Centers’ Historic Fight for Access


Not too long ago, Nicole Rodriguez-Robbins  traveled up to Massachusetts to get a glimpse  of the continued evolution of CHCs.  Here’s her in-depth visit report with reflections on  the history of health center activism in Boston and environs and prospects for the future.

Outreach and Enrollment Grant Awards


With a complex enrollment environment, and challenges to outreach and enrollment efforts in states that have imposed restrictions on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the RCHN Community Health Foundation is helping community health centers to overcome barriers and connect more people to coverage.

NEW WEBINAR: Thursday February 6, 2014 3:00PM Eastern


While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) does not expand access to health insurance for undocumented immigrants, it may pave the way to health care coverage for as many as six million legal immigrants who have had trouble obtaining insurance, and may begin to close the coverage gap between immigrants and native-born adults.