For nearly a decade, a devoted group of philanthropists, in partnership with health professionals and community catalysts worldwide, has delivered creativity, clarity, and energy to the field of community health, developing and sharing replicable models for healthcare system transformation.

Today, CHAP focuses exclusively on public health in the United States, inspired and informed by important learnings from our global work:

Philanthropic investments can catalyze systemic change.

The best work happens when community members are facilitating it.

Supporting government and state agencies is crucial.

And sustained funding is a requisite for lasting change.

Announcing this new thing

Our Mission:

Creating stronger community health systems through strategic collaboration and catalytic investments.

Recent Projects

Mamatoto Village: Promising Model of Community-Based Maternal Healthcare


Center for Health Care Strategies: Supporting NJ Community Health Worker Pilot Programs


OAFP: Primary Care Beyond Clinic Walls 2023


Maternal Mental Health Network: Building a Stronger Collaborative


Ending Maternal Child Health Inequities with Brazelton Touchpoints Center


Employer Sponsored Community Health Workers: A Novel Model for Improving Health and Wellbeing Among Low-Income and Minority Populations


Recent Publications

April 2023
Alexandra Geertz, Danielle Lovell Jones, and Sumati Joshi
June 2021
Vijaya K. Hogan, MPH, DrPH, et al.