We accelerate and strengthen proven solutions to improve the health of all Chicagoans. We partner with nonprofits across Chicago addressing health challenges. Whether scaling up a promising new model or sustaining a long-term, proven program, we are committed to our partner’s success.
How We Work >
After reviewing our website, if you think your organization may be eligible for a grant, please contact the appropriate program officer to discuss your program. We review funding requests according to the timeline below (or above). Michael Reese does not accept unsolicited proposals.
Our Program Officers
Explore our grantmaking
We focus our work on the most pressing health challenges facing Chicago.
APPLY FOR A GRANT
We partner with nonprofits across Chicago addressing Chicago’s health challenges. Through our Grantmaking program, we provide grant funding, advisory support and operational assistance to strengthen the programs and services of our grantee partners.
We are always here to advise, make connections and advocate for you, because your work is the core of our work.
|Proposal Deadline*||March 15||September 15||December 15
|Grant Period||July 1-June 30||January 1-December 31||April 1-March 31|
|Priority Area||School-based Behavioral Health, |
Healthy Jewish Community
Community Violence Prevention,
Advocacy/Health Care Coverage
*If the 15th falls on a weekend, the proposal will be due on the next business day
Please note, Michael Reese’s portion of indirect expenses cannot exceed 10% of your project’s direct expenses
Current Grantee Partners
If you have questions regarding reporting requirements, please review your grant contract and then contact your program officer. Generally, reports are due 45 days after the conclusion of your grant period.