The Human Service Center Foundation has awarded $16 million in support of community-based health initiatives, the Peoria Journal Star reports. The grant will endow two funds to be managed by the Community Foundation of Central Illinois — a $12 million fund named for Jack Gilligan that will support psychiatry programs and mental health and addiction recovery services; and a $4 million fund that will support behavioral health crisis services in the areas of mental health and addiction.
The following is a link to the article that appeared in the Philanthropy News Digest on June 1, 2019: CFCI managing $16M endowment funds for Human Service Center Foundation’s community-based behavioral health initiatives
Human Service Center Foundation provides $16M donation
PEORIA — The Human Service Center Foundation has provided a $16 million donation to endow two funds for long-term support of community-based behavioral health initiatives relating to mental health and addiction.
UnityPlace — the group formed this spring between Tazwood Center for Wellness, the Human Service Center and UnityPoint Health’s behavioral health services division — will deliver the services.
The gifts will be divided into two funds. A $12 million endowed fund will be provided for community-based psychiatry programs. A $4 million endowed fund will provide long-term support for community-based behavioral health crisis services to assist treatment of urgent mental health and addiction needs. The funds will be maintained at the Community Foundation of Central Illinois.
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The following is a link to the above article that appeared in the Monmouth Daily Review Atlas on May 29, 2019: Human Service Center Foundation provides $16M donation