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

Cook County Health:
Serving those who need care most


patients are uninsured or underinsured


people served each year


annual patient visits

only 3%

of budget is provided by local taxes


The 2022 Gala – A Tremendous Sucess!

The Foundation’s Annual Gala – The Future is Bright: Moving Toward Equity andExcellence – on October 12, 2022 welcomed more…


Seeking a Better Future

To date, more than 2,500 asylum seekers have arrived on buses from Texas, not knowing where they were being sent…

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…