TCF Foundation Awards Vail Place $10,000 Grant

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HOPKINS, Minn. - Dec. 14, 2016 - PRLog -- Representatives from Vail Place, a non-profit organization providing comprehensiveservices,supports,andresources for adults with mental illnesses, announced it has received a $10,000 general operating grant from the TCF Foundation. The award will be used to help enhance and expand Vail Place programs in 2017.

"Vail Place has put itself at the forefront of the integrated care movement in Minnesota," said Stefano Loverso, Vail Place Director of External Affairs. "Support of community partners like TCF Foundation will help us play an even more influential role in providing comprehensive, integrated and easily accessible healthcare for our community."

Over the past year, Vail Place has achieved several goals including an expanded focus on integrated care, resulting in new and developing service delivery partnerships. The organization has also attained increased visibility and subsequent impacts on the mental health system within Minnesota, and the broader community. The grant from TCF Foundation will help the organization continue these important initiatives in 2017 while furthering its goals of providing a whole-person approach to mental health.

"TCF Foundation and Vail Place have shared a mutual respect of and commitment to the health of individuals with serious mental illnesses," said Barbara Shaw, chair of TCF Foundation. "Our support includes a rich history of executive-level board membership as well as financial support. We are proud to have provided more than $100,000 to Vail Place during the last decade, and we hope to continue our support in the future."

"For many years TCF Foundation has been one of Vail Place's most supportive community partners. Many, many initiatives have been realized over the years because of their assistance," said Vicky Couillard, Vail Place Executive Director. "Partners like TCF Foundation not only help significantly reduce healthcare costs by funding vital programs, they result in a healthier population overall."

Vail Place is celebrating its 35th anniversary as a provider of uniquely integrated services that empower people to successfully manage complex mental, physical, and social needs so they can live independently in the community.

About TCF Foundation: TCF Foundation, the philanthropic arm of TCF National Bank, provides grants to nonprofit organizations actively supported by TCF team members through volunteerism or service on nonprofit boards and committees. TCF matches team member donations to nonprofit organizations dollar for dollar, supports team member fundraising efforts, and provides funds that TCF Bank branches donate to nonprofit organizations in their communities. To learn more about TCF Foundation, please visit (

About Vail Place: Vail Place is a non-profit organization based in Hopkins, Minnesota. The organization was founded in 1981 to provide community-based recovery services for adults with serious mental illnesses. It has expanded over the years to include Targeted Case Management and Collaborative Community Programs, including site-based supportive housing and a Total Care Collaborative in North Minneapolis in partnership with North Memorial. Vail Place operates two facilities in Hopkins and Minneapolis, Minnesota. For more information, visit

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Location:Hopkins - Minnesota - United States
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