COVID19 COVID-19 - HCF Response Plan & Resources BRINGING SHAREHOLDERS TOGETHER IMPROVING HEALTH ACCESS PURSUING HEALTH EQUITY EQUALIZING LIFE EXPECTANCY

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As a health-conversion foundation, we fund a geographic region defined by the service area of MacNeal Hospital, from which we received our endowment in 2000. We also allocate the majority of funds to zip codes that rank lowest in our social determinants of health study. In total, our service area is comprised of 27 zip codes in western Cook County suburbs and the City of Chicago.

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HCF President featured on NBC5 Chicago’s “The Path Forward”

In the fifth edition of NBC5 Chicago’s “The Path Forward”, three female philanthropic leaders in Chicago, including our President Maria Pesqueira, share their personal stories about how they have been impacted by racism. Watch this episode of “The Path Forward: Personal Stories About Race and How We Can Make a

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Exponent Philanthropy - Walking the Talk

HCF Presents on Equity in Philanthropy

Equity is everywhere. More than ever, organizations are asked to demonstrate how they address social inequities, not just by what they do, but by who they are and how they do it. Funders are no exception. How does an organization start? How can equity be embedded in grantmaking, policies, and

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COVID-19 - HCF Response Plan & Resources

Our Response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically upended all aspects of our lives in just a matter of weeks and is on pace to continue doing so. As a community-informed and engaged foundation, Healthy Communities Foundation has been focused on listening to, learning from and collaborating with grantee, funder and public health

Supporting efforts that address individual health needs & systemic barriers to health.

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