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Community Memorial Foundation

Recent Grant History

Community Memorial Foundation has awarded the following grants within the past three years. Grants are given to organizations that meet the Foundation’s guidelines and funding priorities.

Grants Awarded in 2017

Access Community Health Network
Care Coordination for Uninsured Patients
$29,843

Advocate Charitable Foundation
Care Coordination and Access to Recovery Support
$21,019

Aging Care Connections
Aging Well Neighborhood
$105,000

Capacity Building Grant: Fund Development
$10,000

Alivio Medical Center
Oral Health Service Expansion
$75,000

Capacity Building Grant: Leadership
$10,000

All Our Children’s Advocacy Center
General Operating Support
$25,000

Arab American Family Services
Safety from Violence Program
$40,000

Capacity Building Grant: Governance
$10,000

Aspire
Vocational Counseling for Aspire Career Academy/Life on My Own Programs
$26,000

Capacity Building Grant: Fund Development
$10,000

BEDS Plus
Homelessness Prevention
$40,000

Bridge Communities, Inc.
Children’s Program
$40,000

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
St. Blase Service Center
$30,000

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet
Emergency Services and Homeless Prevention Program
$10,000

Center for Independence Through Conductive Education
Motor Training for Individuals with Physical Disabilities
$10,000

Chicago Dental Society Foundation
Clinic
$25,000

The Community House
Intensive Outpatient Psychotherapy Program & Expanded Services
$50,000

Community Nurse Health Center
Access to Integrated Primary, Oral and Behavioral Health Care for Low-Income Patients
$356,304

Capacity Building Grant: Leadership
$10,000

Community Support Services
Nursing Services for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
$35,000

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation
Land of Smiles Oral Health Education
$7,530

DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform
1 in 4: Bringing Mental Illness Out of the Shadows
$25,000

Capacity Building Grant: Leadership
$5,450

DuPage Health Coalition
Southeast DuPage Health Access Initiatives (Access DuPage and Silver Access)
$50,000

Capacity Building Grant: Fund Development
$8,000

DuPage PADS
Interim (Overnight) Housing and Client Service Center
$25,000

Capacity Building Grant: Fund Development
$8,000

DuPage Senior Citizens Council
General Operating Support
$10,000

Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley
Case Management for Children with Complex Challenges
$12,500

Capacity Building Grant: Governance
$8,650

Everthrive Illinois
Capacity Building Grant: Fund Development
$10,000

Family Focus, Inc.
Healthy Families DuPage program
$15,000

Family Shelter Service
Safe Home Life Skills Program
$50,000

Capacity Building Grant: Fiscal Management
$10,000

Greater Chicago Food Depository
Mobile Pantry Distributions in the Township of Lyons
$22,500

Healthcare Alternative Systems
Capacity Building Grant: Fiscal Management
$10,000

Helping Hand
Capacity Building Grant: Governance
$10,000

Hope for the Day
PEERvention Initiative
$15,000

Hope’s Front Door
General Operating Support
$10,000

Interfaith Community Partners
General Operating Support
$10,000

The LeaderShop
Mentoring Program
$25,000

Capacity Building Grant: Fund Development
$10,000

Life Matters Media
Capacity Building Grant: Fiscal Management
$10,000

Life Span
Direct Services for Victims of Domestic Violence
$25,000

Literacy DuPage
Alleviating Inadequate Health Literacy in DuPage County
$10,000

Love Inc. of Western Suburbs
LOVE Help Program
$10,000

Meals on Wheels Foundation of Northern Illinois
Community Support
$10,000

Mercy Housing Lakefront
MHL Countryside Apartments’ Health and Wellness Program
$25,000

Metropolitan Family Services Southwest
Behavioral Health Services in Southwest Cook County
$25,000

Capacity Building Grant: Governance
$7,500

Mujeres Latinas en Accion
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs- North Riverside
$45,000

NAMI Metro Suburban
The Living Room
$225,000

Mental Health Education School Programs
$30,000

Mental Health First Aid
$75,000

NAMI DuPage County
Wraparound Services for At-Risk Populations
$40,000

Capacity Building Grant: Governance
$9,084

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
National Study on Integrating Social Needs Care into the Delivery of Health Care
$10,000

National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped
Illinois Donated Dental Services (DDS) Program
$21,800

Nazareth Academy
Capacity Building Grant: Fund Development
$10,000

Northern Illinois Food Bank
Ensuring Access to Nutritious Food
$24,000

Oak Park and River Forest Infant Welfare Society
General Operating Support
$25,000

People’s Resource Center
People’s Resource Center- Southeast
$35,000

Pillars
Capacity Building Grant: Leadership
$10,000

Ray Graham Association
Medical Coordination
$24,000

Robert Crown Center for Health Education
Capacity Building Grant: Governance
$10,000

SamaraCare
Mental Health Access Program
$25,000

Capacity Building Grant: Governance
$10,000

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
HelpHub: Training and Technical Assistance Center to Improve Health Care Coverage, Coordination, Access, and Outcomes
$25,000

Capacity Building Grant: Leadership
$10,000

Senior Home Sharing
Capacity Building Grant: Governance
$10,000

Suburban Primary Health Care Council
Access to Care program
$40,000

TASC Inc.
Capacity Building Grant: Leadership
$10,000

Teen Parent Connection
Pathways to Prevention
$40,000

The Way Back Inn
Capacity Building Grant: Fund Development
$10,000

Wellness House
Cancer Care Collaboration
$20,000

Capacity Building Grant: Fund Development
$10,000

Xilin Association
Serving Underserved Asian Seniors
$25,000

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Women’s Health Exchange — Willowbrook Education Project
$20,000

2016 Grants

Advocate Charitable Foundation
Care Coordination and Access to Recovery Support through Linkage-to-Care
$25,000

Aging Care Connections
Aging Well Neighborhood Program
$112,508

Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County
Subcook Zero Program
$10,000

All Our Children’s Advocacy Center
Supportive services for children who are victims of sexual abuse and their families
$25,000

American Heart Association Greater Midwest Affiliate
CPR Anytime Program
$20,000

Arab American Family Services
Expansion and Enhancement of the Case Management Department
$30,000

BEDS Plus
La Grange PSH Development
$400,000

Homelessness Prevention and Housing Services
$45,000

Bridge Communities
Children’s Services Program
$40,000

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Basic Need Services at St. Blase Service Center
$35,000

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet
Emergency Services and Back-to-School Fair
$15,000

Center for Independence through Conductive Education
Intensive Motor Training Program for Children with Physical Disabilities
$20,000

Chicago Dental Society Foundation
Foundation Clinic
$25,000

Collaborative Underserved Relief & Education Network (CURE)
General Operating Support
$25,000

College of American Pathologists Foundation
See, Test & Treat Program
$20,000

The Community House
Intensive Outpatient Psychotherapy Program & Expanded Services
$80,000

Community Nurse Health Association
CNHC Primary Care Home
$40,000

Community Healthcare Network of the Western Suburbs
$126,000

Community Support Services
Nursing Services
$35,000

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation
Land of Smiles Oral Health Education
$7,530

DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform
1 in 4: Bringing Mental Illness Out of the Shadows Initiative
$40,000

DuPage Health Coalition
Southeast Suburban DuPage Health Access Initiatives (Access DuPage and Silver Access)
$70,000

DuPage PADS
General Operating Support
$25,000

DuPage Senior Citizens Council
General Operating Support
$10,000

Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley Region
Family Services for Children with Developmental Disabilities and their Parents
$27,250

Family Focus, Inc.
Healthy Families DuPage Program
$25,000

Family Shelter Service
Support Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence and their Children
$45,000

Giant Steps
General Operating Support
$10,000

Greater Chicago Food Depository
Mobile Food Pantry Distributions in the Township of Lyons
$20,000

HCS Family Services
General Operating Support
$25,000

Health and Medicine Policy Research Group
Creating Healthy Communities Program
$20,000

Healthcare Alternative Systems
Broadview/West Cook Outreach Initiative
$30,000

Hope’s Front Door
General Operating Support
$25,000

The LeaderShop
Mentoring Program
$25,000

Life Matters Media
Expansion of Advance Care Planning Programs in the Western Suburbs
$10,000

Literacy DuPage
General Operating Support
$20,000

LOVE Inc. of Western Suburbs
LOVE Help Program
$13,000

Mercy Housing Lakefront
MHL Countryside Apartments Health and Wellness Program
$30,000

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage
Integration of Mental Health and Basic Need Services in Southeast DuPage County
$25,000

MFSD Electronic Health Record (EHR) Initiative
$50,000

Metropolitan Family Services Southwest
Adult Mental Health Programming in Southwest Cook County
$25,000

Midwest Health Foundation
Telepsych Pilot Program — Two-Year Grant Request
$300,000

Mujeres Latinas en Accion
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs — North Riverside
$40,000

NAMI of DuPage County, Illinois
Peer Support Specialists for At Risk Populations
$45,000

NAMI Metro Suburban
The Living Room
$335,000

Mental Health Education School Programs
$45,000

Mental Health First Aid
$65,000

National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped
Illinois Donated Dental Services
$11,848

Nazareth Academy
Nazareth Cluster Mental Health and Substance Abuse Intervention Program
$65,000

Northern Illinois Food Bank
Encouraging Healthy Eating Through Access to Nutrition
$36,600

Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society
General Operating Support
$20,000

People’s Resource Center
Operating Support for People’s Resource Center Southeast
$35,000

Pillars
Community Healthcare Network of the Western Suburbs
$119,000

Male Allies Against Sexual Violence Initiative (MAASVI)
$51,032

ProCare Centers
Psychiatric Services
$30,000

Robert Crown Center for Health Education
General Operating Support
$25,000

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
HelpHub Program: Training and Technical Assistance Center to Improve Health Care Coverage, Coordination, Access and Outcomes
$20,000

Samaritan Interfaith Counseling Center
Mental Health Access Program
$25,000

Small Business Majority Foundation, Inc.
Program to Boost Health Insurance Enrollment and Literacy
$40,000

Suburban Primary Health Care Council
Access to Care program
$50,000

TASC, Inc.
Expansion in the Western Suburbs
$45,192

Teen Parent Connection
Pathways to Prevention program
$40,000

Thresholds
EMERGE West Program
$21,000

Trinity Volunteer Corps
TVC Feed Our Community Day
$5,000

UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago
Eyes to Toes Project: Promoting Health for People with Developmental Disabilities
$15,000

Wellness House
Cancer Care Collaboration
$20,000

White Crane Wellness Center, Inc.
Oral Health Program for Overall Health
$15,000

Xilin Association
Serve Underserved Asian Populations in CMF Area
$25,000

Young Invincibles
West Suburban Millennial Mental Health and Health Literacy Initiative
$20,000

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Health Resources Collaborative
$25,000

2015 Grants

AgeOptions
Take Charge of Your Health Program
$50,000

Aging Care Connections
Aging Well Neighborhood Program
$125,631

Alivio Medical Center
Expansion of Maternal & Child Health Program
$87,500

All Our Children’s Advocacy Center
Supportive services for children who are victims of sexual abuse and their families
$20,000

Alliance to End Homelessness
Zero: 2016 Program
$17,000

Arab American Family Services
Expansion and Enhancement of the Case Management Department
$35,000

BEDS Plus
Homelessness Prevention – Access and Support
$39,000

Bridge Communities, Inc.
Children’s Program
$50,000

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Basic needs services at St. Blase Service Center
$35,000

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet
Emergency Services & Homeless Prevention Program and Back-to-School Fair
$20,000

Center for Creative Leadership
Multi-year support for Ladder to Leadership Program
$203,434

Chicago Dental Society Foundation
Clinic Support
$24,500

Collaborative Underserved Relief & Education Network (CURE)
General Operating Support
$25,000

The Community House
Intensive Outpatient Psychotherapy Program and Partners Program
$86,000

Community Nurse Health Association
CNHC Primary Care Home
$80,000

Community Healthcare Network of the Western Suburbs
$175,773

Community Support Services, Inc.
Nursing Services
$35,000

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation
Land of Smiles Program
$7,530

DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform
General Operating Support
$30,000

1 in 4: Bringing Mental Illness Out of the Shadows Initiative
$50,000

DuPage Health Coalition
Access DuPage Program
$35,000

DuPage PADS
General Operating Support
$25,000

DuPage Senior Citizens Council
General Operating Support
$25,000

Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley Region
Family Services for Children with Developmental Disabilities and their Parents
$27,381

Family Focus, Inc.
Healthy Families DuPage Program
$25,000

Family Shelter Service
Shelter & Community Counseling Program for Victims of Domestic Violence
$50,000

Giant Steps Illinois, Inc.
General Operating Support
$25,000

Greater Chicago Food Depository
Mobile Food Pantry Distributions in the Township of Lyons
$20,000

Hamdard Center for Health & Human Services
Integrated Primary Care
$25,000

HCS Family Services
General Operating Support
$25,000

Healthcare Alternative Systems
Broadview/West Cook County Communities Outreach Initiative
$40,000

Hope’s Front Door
Health & Wellness Program
$25,000

Interfaith Community Partners
Active Aging Program
$9,666

The LeaderShop
Youth Mentoring Program
$25,000

Life Matters Media
Expansion into the Western Suburbs
$15,000

Life Span
Direct services for Victims of Domestic Violence
$25,000

Literacy DuPage
General Operating Support
$15,000

Love Inc. of Western Suburbs
LOVE Help Program
$13,050

Mayslake Village
Spread the Health- Resident Dental Fund
$5,000

Mercy Housing Lakefront
MHL Countryside Apartments Health and Wellness Program
$40,000

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage
Integration of mental health and basic need services in Southeast DuPage County
$25,000

Mujeres Latinas En Accion
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs – North Riverside
$40,000

NAMI of DuPage County, Illinois
Community Connections Program- Southeast DuPage
$40,000

NAMI Metro Suburban, Inc.
Ending the Silence Program
$45,000

National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped
Chicago Donated Dental Services (DDS) Program
$12,500

Nazareth Academy
Nazareth Cluster Mental Health & Substance Abuse Intervention Program
$71,984

Northern Illinois Food Bank
Diabetes education and prevention
$17,900

Food Assistance in southeastern DuPage County
$40,000

Oak Park and River Forest Infant Welfare Society
General Operating Support
$25,000

People’s Resource Center
People’s Resource Center Southeast Capital Campaign
$50,000

General Operating Support for People’s Resource Center Southeast
$25,000

Pillars
Community Healthcare Network of the Western Suburbs
$119,300

Pillars 2.0: Improving Technology, Changing Lives Initiative
$39,742

Robert Crown Center for Health Education
General Operating Support
$25,000

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana
General Operating Support
$25,000

Samaritan Interfaith Counseling Center
Mental Health Access Program
$25,000

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
HelpHub: Enhanced Technical Assistance & Training Center for Care Coordination & Health Care Access
$25,000

Suburban Primary Health Care Council
Access to Care program
$56,330

TASC, Inc.
Expansion of the Misdemeanor Deferred Prosecution Program
$24,333

Teen Parent Connection
Pathways to Prevention Program
$40,000

Trinity Volunteer Corps
Second Annual TVC Feed Our Community Day
$9,900

UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago
Eyes to Toes Project: Promoting Health for People with Developmental Disabilities
$25,000

Way Back Inn, Inc.
General Operating Support
$25,000

Wellness House
Cancer Care Collaboration
$20,000

Young Invincibles
Western Suburban Millennial Health Literacy Initiative
$25,000

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