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Our Funding Area

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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We’re Hiring!

Our team is growing! We have three open positions: Program Officer, Program Associate and Communications Intern. Here are some brief descriptions of each role: PROGRAM OFFICER: This role serves as a primary liaison of our Foundation and, as such, the position is responsive to and visible in the community. We

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HCF Statement Against the HUD Rule

Everyone deserves a safe and healthy home to live in. Housing is one of the several factors that heavily influence the health and well-being of individuals, children and their families. However, on May 10, 2019, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposed a rule that would threaten

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Stay Informed On Public Charge

The public charge rule change was published in the Federal Register by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on October 10, 2018. This rule threatens the health and the well-being of our immigrant communities. Individuals and their families will be placed in an inconceivable position to choose between accessing necessary

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1 day ago
#Census2020 Training Opportunity! Enlace Chicago will host a training for partners, community organizations and leaders on 8/13, facilitated by the US Census Bureau. Attendees can also join a Complete Count Committee to further advance outreach/education efforts. See below: https://t.co/AWkEvV9fjF hcfdn2 photo
1 day ago
Congrats to our grantee partners, @MacNealHosp & Alliance to End Homelessness in Sub. Cook Cty, & their partner organizations for the opening of the Sojourner House. We're honored to have helped support this initiative and are excited for its opening. https://t.co/TOsK1BSZCM
3 days ago
Did you get our August newsletter? If not, we've got you covered: https://t.co/dF4wgRyyQE https://t.co/Ei3ftXHH2A hcfdn2 photo
4 days ago
#TrainingTuesday! We held "The HUB" trainings for local organizations, Community Health Workers, State Rep. LaShawn Ford, Oak Park Village Clerk Vicki Scaman & 4th District Police Chiefs & Judges. Curious about The HUB? Reach out to us or learn here: https://t.co/UVq8aNYaiE https://t.co/wF1d9Ijn4Q hcfdn2 photo
4 days ago
We're looking for a Program Officer to lead initiatives, strategies & programs related to safety-net healthcare systems, like Medicaid and/or mental health, focusing on the southern part of our region. Think you're a good fit or know someone who is? https://t.co/8OdG6oG1IL https://t.co/rqw9D1TglD hcfdn2 photo
1 week ago
FUNDING OPP! The Illinois Census Office @ILHumanServices has released its Notice of Funding Opportunity to fund community orgs & local governments to advance #Census2020 efforts. Apps are due Sept 6th at 5pm CT! Read more here: https://t.co/yKsfhrzbVj #ILCountMeIn2020 #WeCount https://t.co/PRgIdIQLCV hcfdn2 photo
Healthy Communities Foundation
Healthy Communities Foundation1 day ago
#Census2020 Training Opportunity! Enlace Chicago will host a training for partners, community organizations and leaders on 8/13, facilitated by the US Census Bureau. Attendees can also join a Complete Count Committee to further advance outreach/education efforts. See below:
Healthy Communities Foundation
Healthy Communities Foundation1 day ago
Congratulations to our grantee partners, MacNeal Hospital and Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County, and their partners, Housing Forward, Oak Park Housing Authority and Oak Park Residence Corporation, for the opening of the Sojourner House. The House is the only interim housing program offering medical respite in Suburban Cook County. We are honored to have helped support this initiative and are excited for its opening. https://bit.ly/2ZHfooA
Healthy Communities Foundation
Healthy Communities Foundation3 days ago
Did you get our August newsletter? If not, we've got you covered: https://bit.ly/2KkwMdP

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