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.
West Side United is currently collecting applications for the following grants:
WSU intends to distribute $500,000 in grants to West Side for-profit businesses that seek to grow their businesses and strengthen their communities. Applications will be accepted September 9, 2019, through October 31, 2019.
WSU intends to distribute $225,000 in grants to West Side 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations that are positively impacting their neighborhoods. Applications will be accepted September 9, 2019, through October 18, 2019.
The collaborative is driven by hospital partners Rush University Medical Center, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, AMITA Health, Cook County Health, Sinai Health System and the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.
Additional partners, working together to coordinate investments and share outcomes, include non-profit organizations, government institutions, and funding and technical assistance groups.