February 2021 News

Proposals for Spring Grant Cycle due March 15th Responsive grant proposals for the Foundation’s spring cycle are due Monday, March 15th by 5:00 PM CST. Proposals must align with Community Memorial Foundation’s policies and guidelines, geographic focus, and funding priorities; and are submitted through the Foundation’s GIFTS Online grants management system. Now Hiring Part-Time Administrative Assistant Do you […]

We’re Hiring | Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Do you enjoy an Administrative position that offers a diverse range of responsibilities?  Do you have advanced software experience and excel in the many facets of hospitality and event planning?  Are you a servant leader seeking to work collaboratively to strengthen communities in the Western Suburbs?  We are seeking an Administrative Assistant who is a […]

New Year | New Transitions

January 2021 News The new year brings new opportunity, and we are excited to announce a series of board and staff transitions in 2021. Our slate of board officers will evolve, as Sue Christoph begins her tenure as Chair. Brad Bloom will replace Sue as Vice-Chair, and Judge Mark Lopez will assume the role of […]

It’s a Wonderful Region Because of You

December 2020 News With Gratitude and Hope It’s a wonderful region because of you — our grantees and community partners. The Foundation is always inspired by the ways our grantees carry out their missions, but particularly throughout this challenging year, we have witnessed their courage and kindness, and been humbled by their strength, resilience and […]

The Gift of Gratitude

Thank you for 25 Years of Partnership To Our Treasured Community, Thank you. This final week of November, as our nation celebrates the gift of gratitude, Community Memorial Foundation marks 25 years of changemaking by extending our gratitude to our community partners. The Foundation was established in 1995 out of our shared vision to support […]

An Anniversary Update

We’re thinking INSIDE the box for our October 29th celebration Friends and Partners, 2020 has been a year like none other. Like you, the Foundation has needed to remain nimble in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, while continuing to advance our mission of building a healthy region. For 25 years, the health and safety […]

Rock Star Resilience

July 2020 News 2020 Leadership Institute Culminates in Coaching and Special Anniversary Grant Opportunity Community Memorial Foundation recently offered our grantee partners a series of Leadership Institute workshops as part of an enhanced capacity building program for our 25th Anniversary. The workshops were facilitated by Fiscal Management Associates and were aimed at strengthening organizational sustainability. […]

Regional Rock Stars Walk the Talk of “We’re in this Together”

Illinois entered COVID-19 Phase Four of recovery two weeks ago, and businesses are opening as optimism rises. During these past five months, real acts of extreme kindness and an ongoing sense of community has prevailed. Throughout the west suburban region, we’ve found countless individuals who, in small ways and large, took action to care for […]

Regional Rock Stars Continue to Inspire Hope with Acts of Kindness

As the worldwide pandemic continues and new rules and regulations are implemented in the State of Illinois, what remains hopeful is kindness and good people. Throughout west suburban communities, many individuals and organizations are finding ways to provide care and happiness to others. This week, our Regional Rock stars are a veteran helping seniors, a […]

Regional Rock Stars Can Be Found in Nonprofits All Over the West Suburban Region

All across west suburban communities, we are finding organizations and individuals who are demonstrating acts of kindness and gratitude during COVID-19 and other worldwide initiatives. This week, we are featuring organizations who inspire hope throughout our communities—and helping to strengthen communities even in the most difficult of times. Each week, a group of west suburban […]