CHNA 15 is a partnership between the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, hospitals, service agencies, schools, businesses, boards of health, non-profit organizations and citizens working together to improve the health of member communities.

We provide assessment planning to inform, program and fund community-based prevention and health promotion initiatives.


Educational Programs

Bi-monthly meetings on a variety of timely health topics are open to anyone interested in working to improve the health and well-being of their communities.



Workshops are scheduled periodically and are developed based on input from CHNA 15 members. Trainings are designed to enhance and strengthen your community work.



CHNA 15 awards grants totaling over $150,000 annually to support programs, events, training and community initiatives. Grant awards range from $300 for an individual Training Scholarship to $25,000 for a Collaborative or Planning Grant, and are available on an ongoing basis.

Latest News from CHNA 15

Organization: Brio Integrated Theater
Project: Lights, Camera, Action!
Brio Integrated Theatre is leading the production of “Lights, Camera, Action!” - a year-long series of workshops that will introduce disabled Burlington High School students to filmmaking, idea development, screenwriting, editing, and cinematography. Brio Integrated Theatre organizes a wide range of arts programs that provide comprehensive support to youth and adults with disabilities. These workshops will teach participants critical communication skills, promote long-lasting friendships, and create a supportive, highly-rewarding environment for all program participants.

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