Funding Inquiries

Funding Request Inquiry:

Thank you for your interest in Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation (ILCHF). ILCHF is interested in supporting new ideas, cultivating new partners, and meeting emerging needs that improve the health of Illinois’ children.

Please note ILCHF does NOT fund:

  • Budget shortfalls
  • General operating support of already existing programs
  • Intermediary funding agencies
  • Grants to/for specific individuals
  • Endowments
  • Capital campaigns for medical facilities
  • General medical research
  • Attempts to influence legislation, as prohibited by section 4945 of the Internal Revenue Code for private foundations

If the concept you would like to inquire about does not fall into the above described categories, please complete the form here and submit it to

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