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September 4, 2018

Stronger Together – HCF 8/21 Info Session Proceedings

On August 21 at the Riverside Village Hall, Healthy Communities Foundation staff, board members, and over 130 grantees and community members gathered to discuss

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August 17, 2018

HCF Announces New Focus on Health Equity

The Healthy Communities Foundation (HCF) has gone through an in-depth strategic planning process and has fine-tuned its focus to address the root causes for health disparities within the 27 zip code region served by its legacy institution, MacNeal Hospital. On August 17, HCF will begin

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Our Service Areas

Grants are given to organizations located within the Foundation’s geographic target area or serving a significant percentage of the local population in these communities.

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2 days ago
We are saddened to hear of Marcia J. Lipetz’s passing. Marcia was a passionate leader in the philanthropic, nonprofit and academic sectors in Chicago. We honor her and her legacy of work in social justice, LGBTQ and women’s rights. Rest in Power, Marcia. hcfdn2 photo
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For this grant cycle, we aim to provide general operating support to organizations that focus on individual health needs and systemic barriers to health. If you have not done so already, apply by September 17th at noon! hcfdn2 photo
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Today's #StrongerTogether Staff Highlight is Claudia Perez, our Grants & Operations Manager. She talks about the importance of our community coming together to collaborate and provide necessary resources to ensure the health and safety our children.
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**Friendly reminder**

Submit your 2018 grant applications by Monday, September 17th at noon!
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Healthy Communities Foundation shared Community Memorial Foundation's album.1 day ago
With Community Memorial Foundation, we were honored to attend the opening of the beautiful new Living Room in Broadview that will provide mental health and wellness services to residents of its surrounding communities. #StrongerTogether


In 2018 we worked with Sinai Urban Health Institute to measure and rank the social determinants of health in the communities we serve. Download the report here.

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