On December 5, 2003 Washington Square Health Foundation hosted a training session for a select number of grantees with help from the Foundation’s Grant Committee Chairman William N. Werner, MD, MPH, Executive Director Howard Nochumson, and Consultants Kathleen Pietschmann, RN, ND, CS, and Mary Driscoll RN, MPH.

Consultant Kathleen Pietschmann (back right) examines proposal [Read More…]

The May 7, 2004 “How to Develop a Successful Grant Proposal” Workshop was a big hit. The second workshop of the year brought together individuals from 32 Chicagoland nonprofit organizations.

The participants represented service organizations from major Chicago hospitals, to women’s shelters, free clinics, school based health centers, mental health agencies, and service organizations targeted [Read More…]


Small discussion group led by Foundation Consultant Kathleen Pietschmann, RN, ND, CS (front left)




Consultant, Mary Driscoll RN, MPH (front left) is animated as she encourages the workshop participants to utilize their resources in new and unique ways to reach a greater population.

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La Rabida Children’s Hospital and Research Center

Board Members conduct a site visit to La Rabida Children’s Hospital and Research Center in order to observe first-hand the results of their pledging the required matching funds for La Rabida to receive a major Kresge capital grant. This funding allows La Rabida to expand its capacity to meet the increasing medical needs of Chicagoland’s [Read More…]