UChicago Medicine Community Benefit Grants

University of Chicago Medicine

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: US $25,000 - US $50,000

Fields of work: Diabetes Asthma Violence Prevention Health Care Access & Delivery Workforce Preparation & Job Readiness Food Security Mental Health & Psychiatric Diseases Domestic Violence Health Disparities & Social Determinants of Health Show all

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program, Training / Capacity Building

Location of project: Cook County, Illinois

Location of residency: Cook County, Illinois


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Grant & Sponsorship Requests

The University of Chicago Medicine is committed to improving the health of residents in our South Side and Southland service areas. In addition to providing advanced medical care, research and medical education, UChicago Medicine collaborates with organizations that are committed to making a difference in their communities.

We believe partnering with like-minded organizations that share our vision and values is one way to work collaboratively to positively impact change in our community. As part of this commitment, UChicago Medicine and UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital offer community grant and the sponsorship opportunities. These opportunities extend financial support to local not-for-profit, community-based organizations to provide health-related services and programming for at-risk and underserved populations.

Community Benefit Grants and Sponsorships in Chicago

UChicago Medicine offers community benefit grants and sponsorships to partnering community organizations based within the 12 zip codes of our South Side service area.

UChicago Medicine’s community benefit grants focus on one or more of our health priority areas — as outlined in our Community Health Needs Assessment and Strategic Implementation Plan — to ensure that each priority area receives attention.

In alignment with the Strategic Implementation plan, the Community Benefit Grants for FY2021 will aim to provide critical resources related to one or more of the following social determinants of health: access to care, food insecurities, and/or workforce development to increase employment opportunities.

Community Health Needs Assessment

Prevent and Manage Chronic Diseases

  • Asthma
  • Diabetes

Build Trauma Resiliency

  • Violence Recovery
  • Mental Health

Reduce Inequities Caused by Social Determinants of Health

  • Access to Care
  • Food Insecurities
  • Employment

Our South Side Neighborhoods

  • Armour Square
  • Ashburn
  • Auburn Gresham
  • Avalon Park
  • Beverly
  • Bridgeport
  • Burnside
  • Calumet Heights
  • Chatham
  • Chicago Lawn
  • Douglas
  • East Side
  • Englewood
  • Fuller Park
  • Gage Park
  • Grand Boulevard
  • Greater Grand Crossing
  • Hegewisch
  • Hyde Park
  • Kenwood
  • McKinley Park
  • Morgan Park
  • New City
  • Oakland
  • Pullman
  • Riverdale
  • Roseland
  • South Chicago
  • South Deering
  • South Shore
  • Washington Heights
  • Washington Park
  • West Pullman
  • Woodlawn

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
  • Applicant must deliver the majority of services by meeting one of the following:
    • Majority of program operations must be offered in UCM service area.
    • Majority of people served/participating must be residents in UCM service area.
  • Applicants must provide services to all regardless of race, religion, sex, gender identity, age, disability, national origin or sexual orientation. UCM is committed to building an inclusive, diverse and culturally competent community.

Ineligibility:

  • Generally, grants requesting the following types of support are excluded and will not be considered:
    • Applications from partisan political organizations.
    • Applications from for-profit organizations.
    • Applications requesting support for fund raising activities such as sponsorships, advertising or event tickets.
    • Applications from individuals.
    • Applications for memorials or endowments.

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This page was last reviewed June 15, 2024 and last updated March 18, 2024