Cook County Health Foundation is committed to expanding and improving health care for those with the fewest resources through support of our public health system, Cook County Health. Through education, fundraising and advocacy, the Foundation works to decrease barriers to health care and increase health equity in metropolitan Chicago. Learn how we help

Join us at the Annual Gala!

Please join us on October 12 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, Regency Ballroom to help raise funds for the Provident Scholarship Fund!

Cook County Health:
Serving those who need care most


patients are uninsured


people served each year


annual patient visits

only 3%

of budget is provided by local taxes

Kid Painting a Mural


Community Murals

The Cook County Health Foundation is excited to announce its newest initiative with Cook County Health. The Community Murals Project…

Smiling medical team standing together outside a hospital


2022 Provident Scholarship Recipients

Cook County Health Foundation is pleased to announce that twenty scholarships were awarded to deserving students working toward health care…

Arms crossed in unity.


Bridging the Health Equity Gap for African Americans

In February our country celebrates the contributions of African Americans as well as highlighting issues of heart health. While we…


Collision Course: The Impact of Four Simultaneous Epidemics

While the nation’s focus since March has been on the Coronavirus pandemic, Cook County and the nation have seen the…