Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago

Award / $50,000

Priority / Healthcare Workforce Development

Location / Chicago, IL Citywide Focus

Grant Summary:

The Chicago Health Corps (CHC) is an AmeriCorps program whose mission is to foster healthy communities by connecting those who need it most with health and wellness education, benefits, and services, while developing tomorrow’s compassionate health leaders. Funding from TCI will sustain core CHC work, while broadening organizational workforce development initiatives. Specifically, CHC will utilize TCI funding to: 1) Enhance the CHC member development model; 2) Develop a “Health Innovation Training” curriculum for CHC members and other health professionals; and 3) Offer supplemental CHC member benefits.