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    October 2017 Newsletter

    Capacity Building Grants Awarded to 26 Organizations REGIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENDA PROFILE Community Memorial Foundation recently awarded capacity building grants totaling $246,684 to 26 grantee organizations, as part of our 2017 Leadership Institute. Organizations that participated in the Institute were eligibleRead More

    Announcing Letter of Intent Process

     Community Memorial Foundation is announcing an important addition to our grant application process. Beginning with the spring 2018 grant cycle, submission of an online letter of intent (LOI) will be the first step for many organizations seeking a grant from theRead More

    September 2017 Newsletter

    Collective Impact vs. Collaboration REGIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENDA PROFILE The Regional Health and Human Services Agenda aims to transform our region through cross-sector collaboration and collective impact. While collaboration is a common strategy employed on everything from implementing a workplace projectRead More

    July 2017 Newsletter

    Graphic Depicting the Ladder to Leadership Cohort 2 Collaboration Network (baseline vs. end of program) Collaboration and Connectivity REGIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENDA PROFILE The Regional Health and Human Services Agenda aims to transform the Western Suburbs into the healthiest region inRead More

    Community Memorial Foundation Awards Nearly $1M

    COMMUNITY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION AWARDS NEARLY $1M IN FUNDING TO WEST SUBURBAN HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES Foundation’s cumulative investment in the region reaches $70M milestone HINSDALE, IL- Community Memorial Foundation’s spring grant cycle has awarded $946,662 dollars to enhance andRead More

    June 2017 Newsletter

    Crisis Support Via Text REGIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENDA PROFILE Community Memorial Foundation recently partnered with Crisis Text Line to provide a unique keyword to local community members seeking supportive text services. Crisis Text Line (CTL) is a not-for-profit organization providing freeRead More

    May 2017 Newsletter

    BEDS Plus Groundbreaking REGIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENDA PROFILE On Friday, April 21st, friends and supporters of BEDS Plus gathered to break ground on its new Ogden Avenue Supportive Housing facility. Community Memorial Foundation helped fund the project, which will house BEDS Plus's administrativeRead More

    April 2017 Newsletter

    Making Strides in Mental Health Counseling REGIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENDA PROFILE In 2016, 2,570 unduplicated individuals received mental health counseling as a result of grants awarded by Community Memorial Foundation. These grants were given to All Our Children's AdvocacyRead More

    February 2017 Newsletter

      1570 Local Community Members Trained in Mental Health First Aid REGIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENDA PROFILE More than 1500 community members in the CMF Service Area have been trained in Mental Health First Aid, an 8 hour course that teachesRead More

    January 2017 Newsletter

    Creating Transformational Leaders: 2016 Ladder to Leadership Cohort REGIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENDA PROFILE Community Memorial Foundation graduated its 2016 Ladder to Leadership cohort at the La Grange Country Club on January 11th. Developed by the Center for Creative Leadership, Ladder to LeadershipRead More
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