Program Guidelines

Our grantmaking focuses on improving access to quality health care for Lake County’s low-income residents. We support programs that target uninsured or underinsured individuals and families, and underserved neighborhoods and communities. We give priority to organizations that serve residents of Antioch, Fox Lake, Grayslake - Third Lake, Great Lakes, Gurnee, Lake Villa – Lindenhurst, North Chicago, Round Lake, Wadsworth, Waukegan, and Zion.

Please click here to read about our funding program.

We will consider programs operated by non-profit community organizations and community service organizations, community health centers, hospitals, colleges and universities, and public entities, such as schools and health departments. Programs must demonstrate the ability to measure improvements in access to care and health status within an accessible, culturally and linguistically competent environment. 

The foundation does not fund the following:

  • Biomedical research
  • Patient financial aid
  • Religious activities
  • Services provided by unqualified persons