At UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital, our patient care extends beyond 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our dedicated and passionate employees, physicians and volunteers often educate our community and offer vital medical care to thousands of patients.

We host more than 200 free community screenings, educational programs and health fairs each year, touching the lives of nearly 50,000 individuals. Our community screenings include free or discounted mammograms, prostate screenings, and free or discounted children’s physicals and immunizations. Our employees, physicians and volunteers attend many community outreach activities. Each year, our staff brings holiday joy to hundreds of families through food and toy donations.

Community Benefit Report

The 2021 Community Benefit Report highlights investments UChicago Medicine has made to improve the quality of life for the communities we serve. As part of our commitment to advance health equity, the University of Chicago Medicine invested $607 million in benefits and services to the community in fiscal 2021. This includes $520.4 million invested at the University of Chicago Medical Center and $86.5 million invested at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial.

Read the 2021 Community Benefit Report

Among its specific investments in fiscal 2021, the UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial provided grants and in-kind donations for organizations that provide services focused on preventing and managing chronic diseases, increasing access to maternal health services, and promoting cancer awareness. Other investments include Ingalls Memorial’s resources for mothers, babies and new families, and nutrition education focused on managing diabetes, heart health and cancer.


Grant Opportunities with Ingalls Memorial

Ingalls Memorial offers grant opportunities to partnering community organizations based within the 13 zip codes of our Southland service area.

To fulfill our mission of improving the health of the communities, we award grants to hospital-based or community programs that respond to identified community needs in alignment with our Ingalls Memorial strategic plan.

Application Due Date:

Friday, April 29, 2022 at 5 p.m. CST

To Apply:

FY2022 UChicago Medicine Ingalls Community Benefit Grant Application

  • Blue Island
  • Burnham
  • Calumet City
  • Chicago
  • Dixmoor
  • Dolton
  • East Hazel Crest
  • Glenwood
  • Harvey
  • Hazel Crest
  • Lansing
  • Markham
  • Phoenix
  • Posen
  • Riverdale
  • South Holland
  • Thornton

Some community areas stretch across multiple zip codes. Our community benefit service area extends only to those parts of a community area within the 13 zip codes identified.