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    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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