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.

Our Mission:

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

Recent Projects

Birth Equity Catalyst Project

Standards for States to Mobilize Community Health Workers

Strengthening Citywide Data Infrastructure to Benefit Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Reducing Maternal Mortality and Severe Morbidity in Newark, NJ

Advocacy and Education for Federal Policymakers

Free COVID-19 Helpdesk for Pregnant and Postpartum Mothers

Recent Publications

June 2021
Vijaya K. Hogan, MPH, DrPH, et al.