YC2 is a youth philanthropy program offered to juniors and seniors from Hinsdale Central High School, Lyons Township High School, Nazareth Academy, and Riverside Brookfield High School. Curricula encourages students to explore our local community and its social needs; learn about philanthropic theory; and engage in organizational evaluation and grantmaking.
- Funding Cohort A has identified the following CMF funding priority for this grant opportunity: Increase health equity by reducing the health, social and economic barriers to optimal well-being and quality of life. They are particularly interested in requests that reduce barriers at the intersectionality of language, cultural competence, and ability to pay.
- Funding Cohort B has identified the following CMF funding priority for this grant opportunity: Provide services that promote good mental and behavioral health, in order to reduce stigma and treat youth and adults in need. They are particularly interested in requests that provide equitable mental health counseling services for people ages 11-19, irrespective of language, race/ethnicity, immigration status, or ability to pay.
Please contact Beth Murin, YC2 Program Coordinator, at 630.654.4729.
Community Memorial Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of The Burjan Family, Moira & Paul Naffah, and Corlyn & Jeff Simmons in facilitating the YC2 program.