Stronger, Healthier, More Vibrant

Health care institutions, residents, educators, non-profits, businesses, government agencies and faith-based institutions that work, live and congregate on Chicago’s West Side have come together as West Side United to make their neighborhoods stronger, healthier and more vibrant places to live.

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Apply for a Grant

We are now accepting applications for our Small Business Grant Program!

West Side United will distribute $10,000 grants to 45 businesses. Applications for the Small Business Grant Program are due on October 31, 2021, and the grants will be announced by December 15, 2021.

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Our Impact

West Side United believes that four impact areas – Economic Vitality, Education, Health & Healthcare and Neighborhood & Physical Environment – are the keys to reduce the life expectancy gap between downtown and the West Side of Chicago.

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West Side United’s first Community Impact Report

WSU is honored to share our first annual impact report chronicling our passion, purpose and dedication to Chicago and 10 West Side communities.

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Our West Side

Created by Gerardo Duran.

Our Mission

To build community health and economic wellness on Chicago’s West Side and build healthy, vibrant neighborhoods.

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