Current Funding Recipients by Region

Healing Illinois announces the recipients of Healing Illinois grants for community-based activities to advance racial healing.

Below are the 184 organizations across Illinois that will be engaging in racial healing activities:

  1. Region 1 - Chicago Area
  2. Region 2 - Northwestern Illinois
  3. Region 3 - North Central Illinois
  4. Region 4 - Central Illinois
  5. Region 5 - Southern Illinois

Region 1 - Chicago Area

2nd Story

Above and Beyond

Access Community Health Network

Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago

AIDS Foundation Chicago

Albany Park Theater Project



Annie B. Jones Civic Arts Center

Arts Alliance Illinois

Asian Health Coalition

Become Inc

Beverly Arts Center

Black Ensemble Theater

Brighton Park Neighborhood Council

Casa Central

Center for Transformative Neighborhoods at Trinity

Christian College

Changing Worlds

Chicago American Indian Community Collaborative

(CAICC) c/o American Indian Association ofIllinois

Chicago Commons

Chicago Cultural Performing Arts Media Alliance

Chicago Learning Exchange

Chicago Metamorphosis Orchestra Project

Chicago Torture Justice Center

Chicago United for Equity

Chicago Video Project

Chicago Youth Centers

Communities United

Community Television Network

Cook County Southland Juvenile Justice Council

Crossroads Fund

Darren B. Easterling Center for Restorative Practices

Definition Theatre Company

Elastic Arts Foundation

Enrich Chicago

Equity Arts

EverThrive Illinois

Expanded Mental Health Services of Chicago

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana

Guilded Literary Complex

IL Muslim Civic Coalition

Inner City Muslim Action Network

James B. Moran Center for Youth

Jewish Council on Urban Affairs

Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart

Latino Policy Forum

Life is Work

Lighthouse Foundation of Chicagoland

Little Black Pearl

Logan Square Neighborhood Associatfon

LSNA/Working Family Solidarity

Mandala South Asian Performing Arts

Metropolitan Family Services/TRHT

Northlight Theatre

Oak Park Regional Housing Center

Open Center for the Arts

Organic Oneness

Public Narrative

Puerto Rican Arts Alliance

Red Clay Dance Company

St. Agatha Catholic Church

Strategy for Access Foundation NFP

Territory NFP

The Board of Trustees of the University ofIllinois

The Firehouse Dream Inc

The HANA Center

The Southwest Collective

Water People Theater

Young Chicago Authors

Youth Crossroads

YWCA Evanston/North Shore

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Region 2 - Northwestern Illinois

YWCA Nothwestern Illinois

Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity

American Camp Association Illinois

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Dekalb County History Center

United Way of Northwest Illinois Inc

New Day Employment

ILA Creative Studio, N FP

States Attorney's Community


Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois

Brushwood Centeer at Ryerson Woods

Indian Prairie School District 204

African American Men of Unity

Alignment Rockford

Boys & Girls Club Freeport

Boys & Girls Club Lake County

CCRR Will Co.

ECHO Development Center -Dialogues

Elmhurst University

FMFA/United Way Northern IL

Goodwill Northern IL

Hicks Wright

Highland Community College

Highland Community College -Jazz

Immigrant Solidarity DuPage

Lewis University

Life Decisions

North Central College

Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit

Excellence (NICNE)

One Body Collaborative

OSF Healthcare

Quad County Urban League

Rockford Area Arts Council


Spanish Community Ctr

Stephenson County Historical Society

The Liam Foundation

The Simple Good

United Way of Greater McHenry County

Waukegan to College


YWCA Kankakee

YWCA Quad Cities

Zion Lutheran Church

Zion West Enterprise

NIU Division of Outreach, Engagement;

Belonging Rockford

Rockford Area Convention Visitors Bureau


United Way of Rock River Valley

Rockford University

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Region 3 - North Central Illinois

Bloomington Public School District 87

YWCA Champaign County

Supportive Housing Providers Association

City of Macomb Police Department

Anti-Vioence Collective

Copper Creek Church

Bridgewater Sullivan

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Black Administrators in Child Welfare of IL

Crosspoint Human Services

Project Oz

Trauma & Resilience Inc

Artists ReEnvisioning Tomorrow (ART Inc)

Healthy Champaign County

Rantoul City Schools


Board of Trustees ofWestern Illinois University

YWCA of Mclean County

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Region 4 - Central Illinois

The CF of Macon County

Hospital Sisters Health Systems

Springfield Urban League

NPR Illinois

Springfield Immigrant Advocacy Network

Shifting Into New Gear

Springfield Illinois African American History Foundation

First Church ofthe Brethren

The Springfield Project

Springfield Coalition On Dismanntling Racism

The Outlet

Primed for Life

Justice Voices

Compass for Kids

The Knowledge Center at Chaddock

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Region 5 - Southern Illinois

Southern Illinois Community Foundation

Comprehensive Connections

Carbondale Branch NAACP

YWCA Southern Illinois

CHOICES Youth Foundation

United Congregations of Metro East

Join Hands ESL, Inc.

City of Carbondale

Alexander Pulaski Co NAACP Branch

African American Museum of Southern


Southern Illinois Center for

Independent Living

Southtown Youth Program Center

Carbondale Public Library

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital (Breese, IL)

Global Girls, Inc.

Hoyleton Youth & Family Services


Beyond the Walls The Movement, NFP

Connect 360

Legacy Training, Inc

Carbondale United Inc

Black Chamber of Commerce of

Southern Illinois

Racial Harmony

Supportive Housing Providers



A Gift of Charity, Inc.

Community Health and Emergency

Services, Inc.

United Way ofSouth Central Illinois

Titans Foundation and Skills Academy

National Museum ofAfrican Americans on Stamps

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Click here for a link to past Funding Recipients from the original Healing Illinois grant in 2021.