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Working at the intersection of government and community,
CHAP is rethinking philanthropy to strengthen maternal health.

Healthcare in the United States will change—

With worse access to care and poorer population health outcomes compared to other wealthy countries, healthcare today is primarily ‘sick care’—incentivizing expensive, clinical-based interventions and caring for people once they are unwell.

We see new systems emerging.

Throughout the country, birthing people are advocating for equity

Supporting local, person-to-person, dignified care

For over a decade, our investments and technical expertise have helped sustain and strengthen community health systems from Nigeria to New Jersey.

Today, we are bringing important lessons of scalability, sustainability, and collaboration from our global systems-change work to the field of maternal health and building bridges to long-term financial sustainability for community-driven care.

 CHAP funds leverage investments to support community-driven care

Throughout the country, birthing people are advocating for equity

Supporting local, person-to-person, community health care

OUR PARTNERSHIPS

GirlTREK

2023

North Carolina Community Health Workers Association

2023

National Association of Community Health Workers

2023

Brazelton Touchpoints Center

2023

Mamatoto Village

2023

Center for Health Care Strategies

2023

Oregon Academy of Family Physicians (OAFP)

2023

Alma

2022

Funders for Maternal Mental Health

2022

Oregon Health and Science University

2022

Working together to achieve full birth equity in New Jersey

Building on the momentum created by First Lady Tammy Murphy, who—together with numerous governmental and private partners—launched Nurture NJ, CHAP was a founding member of the New Jersey Birth Equity Funders Alliance. We continue to serve as lead stewards of this coordinated, community-driven philanthropic response to New Jersey’s maternal health challenges, with missions to advance community-based solutions to maternal mortality and birth equity and serve as a model for the wider field.

Through coordinated efforts and supportive, trust-based partnerships, shifting systems to dramatically impact outcomes is possible.