DuPage Health Coalition Receives $25,000 Community Needs Grant from DuPage Foundation

DHC staff member assisting a client with paperwork

June 17th, 2021, DuPage County, Illinois—DuPage Health Coalition was one of 37 DuPage County not-for-profit organizations to receive a grant through DuPage Foundation’s Spring Community Needs Grant Program (Community Needs or CNGP). DuPage Foundation awarded $702,860, a new record amount, to organizations working in the areas of Health & Human Services. DuPage Health Coalition received a grant in the amount of $25,000 to help support Silver Access, a program that provides financial help to families purchasing health insurance on the Affordable Care Act Healthcare marketplace.

DuPage Health Coalition’s mission is to develop and sustain in DuPage County a system for effectively and efficiently managing the health of low-income populations across the continuum of care.

Thanks to additional donations from DuPage Foundation’s donors and donor-advisors, the Foundation was able to grant $307,388 above its regular Community Needs grant budget. “We are so fortunate to have such caring and generous donors who see the value in helping those with limited resources in our community,” said Barb Szczepaniak, DuPage Foundation vice president for programs. “With their added support, we were able to award well-deserved grants to more local not-for-profit organizations which in turn expands services and resources to those most in need in DuPage County.”

During the past fiscal year, DuPage Foundation has awarded $8.3 million on behalf of donors and the community. Applications for the Community Needs Grant Program are accepted twice per year. Grant applications in the areas of education, arts & culture, environment and animal welfare are due Friday, September 3, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Central See more information and apply here. Since its inception, DuPage Foundation has grown to more than $115 million in total assets and awarded more than $55 million in grants to not-for-profit organizations. For more information, visit dupagefoundation.org

For further information regarding DuPage Health Coalition, please contact Karen Doyle at [email protected] OR 630-510-8720.

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