Announcing our Second Cohort of 2021 Grantees


In the second half of the year, CFF awards grants to organizations working to support individual and family health and well-being primarily on the West Side of Chicago, as well as those promoting Lutheran community and fellowship. We are pleased to announce support for 17 incredible organizations in these two program areas:

Blessings in a Backpack

Bright Promises Foundation

Chicago Botanic Garden

Children’s Place Association

Center for Childhood Resilience – Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Feeding America

Fresh Meals on Wheels of Sheboygan County

Grace Lutheran Church

Greater Chicago Food Depository

Lawrence Hall

Loyola University Medical Center

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Lutheran Summer Music


Northern Illinois Food Bank


Women Initiating New Directions