Board Chair’s Message 2018

Grant Making That Makes A Difference

Based on more than thirty years in funding health care grants, I’d like to share some of the lessons the Board, the Grant Committee and the staff at Washington Square Health Foundation (WSHF) have learned. As I look back on the types of grants, there are some categories that [Read More…]

Board Chair’s Message 2017

Board Chair’s Message

ACA: Repeal, Replace or Repair

I have been hesitant to comment on Washington’s legislative attempts to deal with health care reform. My concern has been over the lack of progress in Congress to pass legislation that would correct the deficiencies of the current Affordable Care Act (ACA). The American Health Care [Read More…]

Board Chair’s Message 2016

“Making Bricks without Straw”

At the recent Washington Square Health Foundation’s (WSHF) annual meeting, we spent a board development session discussing the current health care environment in the Chicago area. For the last several years, WSHF has focused grant making activity on funding “gaps” in the Affordable Care Act of 2010. Examples include mental health [Read More…]

WSHF New Online Grant Application

The Washington Square Health Foundation’s new online grant application is now ready to use. Access the application here and save your progress while working on the application for your organization: