Grant Date: June 8, 2017

One Hope United


Funding from the VNA Foundation will help to support the expansion of community (including schools) and home based trauma therapy services to Kane County’s Medicaid population.

Amount awarded: $45,000.00
Award Date: June 8, 2017

Iraqi Mutual Aid Society

Refugee DV Resource Project

IMAS Refugee Domestic Violence Resource Project addresses barriers to DV services & the lack of prevention information available in the Middle Eastern refugee & immigrant community through individual counseling, home visits, accompaniment to intake at DV service providers, & community presentations.

Amount awarded: $10,000.00
Award Date: June 8, 2017

Grant Date: March 10, 2017

Grant Date: March 9, 2017

Sinai Health System

Crisis Stabilization Unit

Sinai respectfully requests a general operating grant for its Crisis Stabilization Unit, which will serve 2,400 patients experiencing behavioral health crisis stabilize in a therapeutic environment and connect to the next level of care: inpatient, outpatient or discharge home.

Amount awarded: $50,000.00
Award Date: March 9, 2017

Communities In Schools of Chicago

Healthy Students, Healthy Communities

With the support of the VNA Foundation in 2017, CIS of Chicago’s Healthy Students, Healthy Communities Initiative will (1) further improve health outcomes for Chicago Public School (CPS) students through increased partner connections to schools, and (2) promote evidence-based best practices among our network of health education partners.

Amount awarded: $40,000.00
Award Date: March 9, 2017

Inner-City Muslim Action Network

Oral Health Program

IMAN’s dental program will increase the scope and capacity for services provided to its low-income and uninsured patients. Through increased staff time and investment in x-ray technology, the program will grow from a half day to three days per week, and from only screening, cleaning, and referrals to expanded preventive and basic restorative care.

Amount awarded: $25,000.00
Award Date: March 9, 2017

Partnership for Resilience

Southland Partnership Organizer Project

This grant will enable the hiring of a Southland Partnership Organizer to bolster the ability of Partnership for Resilience(PfR)-affiliated school districts to address the health, academic, and social-emotional needs of children and families in Cook County’s southern suburbs.

Amount awarded: $49,500.00
Award Date: March 9, 2017

Swedish Covenant Hospital

The Violence Prevention Program

Funding is requested to support the SCH Violence Prevention Program in the coming year. For the proposed expansion, SCH will increase access to specialized medical care for survivors of human trafficking, and increase the ability of our providers and staff to provide high-quality, trauma-informed care to this high-need patient population.

Amount awarded: $31,000.00
Award Date: March 9, 2017

Youth Guidance

Working on Womanhood (WOW)

Youth Guidance’s Working on Womanhood (WOW) is a multifaceted school year long group counseling program that works to improve social, emotional, and behavioral competencies for 7-12th grade girls exposed to traumatic stressors and/or with emotion regulation challenges.

Amount awarded: $50,000.00
Award Date: March 9, 2017