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YC2 Program Honors Young Philanthropists

In May, Foundation board and staff gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of our 60 YC2 Changemakers — students from Hinsdale Central High School, Lyons Township High School, Nazareth Academy, and Riverside Brookfield High School — who collectively awarded $30,000 in grant funding toRead More

CHW Learning Lab Launches in the Western Suburbs

Earlier this month, the Foundation and its partners — Healthy Communities Foundation, Health & Medicine Policy Research Group, and Sinai Urban Health Institute — hosted a kickoff event for the West Suburban CHW Learning Lab. This quarterly gathering provides community health workers working inRead More

February 2022 News

Spring Grant Cycle | Now Open Community Memorial Foundation is now accepting applications for its Spring Grant Cycle. Applications are due on March 15, 2022 by 5:00pm CST. In an effort to further streamline our grantmaking processes and reduce theRead More

July 2021 News

Racial Equity | Part 2: Workshops start in September The Foundation has had remarkable interest in its series of racial equity Leadership Institute offerings. We are grateful to those who have participated and continue to be highly engaged in this importantRead More

June 2021 News

Racial Equity Workshops Here is what we know to be true: Health equity is inherently tied to racial equity. In our roles as convener and educator, the Foundation seeks to provide our partners with opportunities to listen, learn and engage—together. After solicitingRead More

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 submittedRead More

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. BradRead More

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,Read More

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 toRead More
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