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Fueled by Mission | Driven by Data

August 2019 Newsletter   Regional Health and Human Services Agenda strategies are rooted in the Foundation's mission and driven by community data. We believe that, when hospitalization and demographic data are coupled with community assessment, these tools can elicit changemaking tailored to theRead More

July 2019 Newsletter

Graduating Our Third Cohort of Emerging Leaders Community Memorial Foundation marked the culmination of our third Ladder to Leadership cohort on June 18th at a celebration for the 15 emerging leaders who completed the program. Nearly 150 people gathered at the LaRead More

Leadership Institute 2019

Strengthening Leaders, Strengthening Organizations Community Memorial Foundation and Healthy Communities Foundation believe that leadership requires the capacity to turn vision into reality. That's why we're partnering to provide grantee board members and executive directors with training in key areas of organizational development. LeadershipRead More

February 2019 Newsletter

YC2 Participants Select Teen Mental Health as Grantmaking Focus Participants in YC2, the Foundation's youth philanthropy initiative, are now mid-way through the program. Students have been schooled on the basics of philanthropic theory, ethics, and grantmaking, and have recently selected teenRead More

January 2019 Newsletter

Local Foundations Partner to Fund West Suburban Community Health Workers Community Memorial Foundation and Healthy Communities Foundation have jointly invested $535,000 in a pilot program to engage a community health worker network in the Western Suburbs. Community Health Workers, orRead More

November 2018 Newsletter

[caption id="attachment_1012" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Mike Bruni (CMF Board Chair), Jerry Burjan (President, Burcor Properties), Sue Christoph (CMF Board Member), and Greg DiDomenico (CMF President & CEO) at the launch of the YC2 Program  |  Photo by Glenn Kaupert, © 2018[/caption]Read More

Healthy Together | October 2018

Healthy Together is a quarterly publication focusing on a specific community health issue and the responsive initiatives that are making our region stronger, healthier and more equitable. FOOD INSECURITY IN OUR COMMUNITY Recognizing & Responding to the Need for Nutritional Assistance FoodRead More

August 2018 Newsletter

Foundations Partner for Community Health Worker Pilot Community Memorial Foundation and Healthy Communities Foundation are partnering to pilot a Community Health Worker initiative in the Western Suburbs. Nonprofit organizations are invited to submit proposals that incorporate community health workers, orRead More
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