Community Mission

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Overview of the Community Mission

Boston Children’s Hospital’s community mission is to improve the health and well-being of children and families in our local community. The hospital leverages its resources with community partnerships to address health disparities, improve child health outcomes and enhance the quality of life for children and families. Click here to see a list of milestones in our community mission.

The Office of Community Health oversees the community mission and coordinates community benefit efforts throughout the institution. 

Announcing Boston Children’s Funding Strategy for the Community Health Initiative

Boston Children’s is thrilled to have a unique opportunity to invest $53.4 million in community health efforts over the next 10 years. These funds are part of Boston Children’s agreement with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as part of the Determination of Need/Community Health Initiative Program (DoN/CHI). 

To learn more about our strategy to distribute these funds, click here.

Anticipated release of Request for Proposals (RFPs) in the spring and fall of 2018.

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Boston Children’s is so much more than a hospital—it’s a community of researchers, clinicians, administrators, support staff, innovators, teachers, patients and families, all working together to make the impossible possible. ”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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