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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.

2019 Grants Awarded to Date

AgeOptions
Thrive Cafes
$40,400

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

BEDS Plus
Clinical Director
$45,000

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
St. Blase Service Center
$35,000

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

Center for Independence Through Conductive Education
General Operating Support
$25,000

The Community House
Outpatient Counseling Program
$40,000

Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley
Case Management for Children with Complex Challenges
$24,000

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

Forefront
Leadership Fund
$7,258

HCS Family Services
School-Based Pantry Expansion at Anne M. Jeans Elementary
$25,000

Healthcare Alternative Systems
Broadview Living Room
$115,000

Helping Hand Center
Address Complex Needs for the Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled
$20,000

Hope for the Day
PEERvention
$30,000

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

Mercy Housing Lakefront
Countryside Apartments’ Health and Wellness Program
$22,500

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

NAMI Metro Suburban
Community Wellness Center & Living Rooms
$300,000

Mental Health First Aid
$75,000

NAMI DuPage County
Peer Counseling & Support
$30,000

National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped
Illinois Donated Dental Services Program
$22,000

SamaraCare
Mental Health Access Program
$25,000

School and Tutors on Wheels
Health Literacy and Language Proficiency for Non-Native English Speakers
$10,000

West Suburban Community Pantry
Mobile Pantry
$5,000

Xilin Association
Serving Underserved Asian Seniors
$20,000

Young Invincibles
General Operating Support
$15,000

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Healthy Connections – Body & Mind
$22,953

 

2018 Grants

Access Community Health Network
Care Coordination for Uninsured Patients
$30,902

Aging Care Connections
Aging Well Neighborhood
$93,932

Community Health Worker Pilot
$27,500

Alivio Medical Center
Behavioral Health Service Expansion
$50,000

Community Health Worker Pilot
$40,000

Alliance to End Homelessness
Health/Housing Initiative
$15,000

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

Arab American Family Services
Mental Health Services
$55,000

BEDS Plus
Community Health Worker Pilot
$27,500

Bridge Communities, Inc.
Transitional Housing Program
$35,000

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
St. Blase Service Center
$25,000

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

Chicago Dental Society Foundation
Clinic
$25,000

ChildServ
Downers Grove Group Home Therapy
$5,000

The Community House
Outpatient Counseling Program
$60,000

Community Support Services
Nursing Services for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
$40,000

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

DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform
Technical Assistance for Providers & Caregivers of Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
$10,000

DuPage Health Coalition
Southeast DuPage Health Access Initiatives
$40,000

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

DuPage Senior Citizens Council
General Operating Support
$20,000

Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley
Case Management for Children with Complex Challenges
$23,000

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

Family Health Foundation of Illinois
Mental Health First Aid Train-the-Trainer
$21,000

Family Shelter Service
Safer Living Program
$50,000

Forefront
Leadership Fund
$7,507

Giant Steps Illinois
General Operating Support
$10,000

Greater Chicago Food Depository
Mobile Pantry Distributions in the Township of Lyons
$25,000

HCS Family Services
School-Based Pantry Expansion at Anne M. Jeans Elementary
$25,000

Healthcare Alternative Systems
Broadview Living Room
$230,000

Community Health Worker Pilot
$27,500

Hope for the Day
PEERvention
$30,000

Hope’s Front Door
Health & Wellness/Life Skills Programs
$15,000

Interfaith Community Partners
General Operating Support
$10,000

JourneyCare Foundation
Community Hospice and Palliative Care Education Program
$15,000

The LeaderShop
Mentoring Program & Mental Health Outreach
$35,000

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

Literacy DuPage
Alleviating Inadequate Health Literacy in DuPage County
$22,000

Love Inc. of Western Suburbs
LOVE Help Program
$5,000

Meals on Wheels Foundation of Northern Illinois
Community Support
$25,000

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

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

Mujeres Latinas en Accion
Community Health Worker Pilot
$40,000

Legal & Health Resources for West Suburban Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Survivors
$23,000

NAMI Metro Suburban
Broadview Living Room
$50,000

Community Wellness Center & Living Room
$225,000

Mental Health First Aid
$75,000

School-Based Mental Health Programming
$30,000

NAMI DuPage County
Expansion of Peer Counseling Services
$30,000

National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped
Illinois Donated Dental Services Program
$22,000

Nazareth Academy
Health and Wellness Services in the Nazareth Cluster
$70,000

Northern Illinois Food Bank
Healthy Harvest Produce Box Pilot
$28,000

Take 25 Program
$15,000

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

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

Pillars Community Health
Integrated Primary, Oral & Behavioral Healthcare
$320,000

Robert Crown Center for Health Education
Sex Education with Social Emotional Learning and Violence Prevention Strategies
$25,000

Rush University Medical Center
The Road Home Program: West Suburban Satellite Clinic
$75,000

SamaraCare
Mental Health Access Program
$25,000

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
HelpHub: Training and Technical Assistance Center
$25,000

School and Tutors on Wheels
Health Literacy and Language Proficiency for Non-Native English Speakers
$20,000

Small Business Majority
Boost Health Equity through Financial Literacy
$25,000

Suburban Primary Health Care Council
Access to Care program
$65,000

Teen Parent Connection
Pathways to Prevention
$35,000

Thresholds
West Suburban Youth and Young Adult Program
$21,000

The Way Back Inn
General Operating Support
$17,500

Wellness House
Cancer Care Collaboration
$20,000

West Suburban Community Pantry
Mobile Pantry
$5,000

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

Young Invincibles
Increase Young Adults’ Ability to Access West Suburban Mental Health Services
$15,000

2017 Grants

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 Center
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
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

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