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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

June 2018 Newsletter

Suicide | What to do when you need help NOW        The recent high profile deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade drew attention to the fact that suicide is growing at an alarming rate in the UnitedRead More

May 2018 Newsletter

Implementation Council Update   The Regional Health and Human Services' Implementation Council met on May 23rd for a progress report on two of the Agenda's main priorities: Mental Health and Access to Health and Human Services. The Council is comprised of 16 individualsRead More

Healthy Together | April 2018

Community Memorial Foundation is proud to launch Healthy Together, a quarterly publication focusing on a specific community initiative that's making our region stronger, healthier and more equitable.   INVESTING IN PEOPLE | BUILDING ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS (BOE) [caption id="attachment_838" align="alignright" width="300"] DanRead More

April 2018 Newsletter

Two New Projects Inspire Community Changemaking Our community recently celebrated the launch of two important regional assets: the grand opening of Beds Plus' Ogden Avenue Supportive Housing and HCS Family Services' new Willowbrook Food Pantry at Anne M. Jeans ElementaryRead More

March 2018 Newsletter

New Logo | New Website | Data Dashboard The Foundation recently revealed our new logo, in tandem with the launch of a new website and data platform. The new logo is a natural evolution of our previous one. We haveRead More

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
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