determined to make a difference
CREATING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois works closely with community leaders, healthcare professionals, and civic-minded corporate partners to improve the lives of patients and families affected by kidney disease.
No organization supports kidney disease patients like we do. We provide patients access to resources and information, host numerous educational events, support innovative research, advocate for improvements in healthcare policy, and provide free kidney health screenings all across the state of Illinois.
HOW WE FIGHT KIDNEY DISEASE
The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois takes action on behalf of people affected by kidney disease by pursuing strategies in four, key areas:
We invest in the future of medicine by funding innovative research at top-tier laboratories.
We host numerous free educational events, and connect patients to resources and information.
We work with elected officials to shape public policy and increase support for kidney disease.
Since our launch in 1949, the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois has raised millions of dollars in support of scientific research and patient services. As critical as raising money is, what we do with it is just as important.
We commit to funding programs thoughtfully and critically, and ensure that our supporters can easily review our financial strategy and reports.
public support & revenue
Every milestone, achievement, and step towards health,
is possible because of you.
45% Volunteer-Driven Events
29% Corporate Giving
13% Individual Contributions and Bequests
01% Other & Misc.
With your help, we directed more than 80% of all gifts
directly to patient and health services.
41% Patient Services
39% Educational Programming
17% Fundraising & Advocacy
03% Administrative & Operations
MEET THE TEAM
The NKFI is powered by a dedicated staff, committed board members, forward-thinking healthcare professionals, and the passion of supporters like you. Click below to learn more about the people powering our progress.
board of directors
Our board of directors pushes us forward, and helps steer the future of our programs and services.
leadership & staff
Our driven staff is intensely devoted to improving the lives of families affected by kidney disease.
Giving Societies members offer remarkable support for kidney health, and play a major part in our work.