The Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) is the charitable arm of the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce and a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to advancing the needs of the Chaldean American community and the communities in which they live and work through education, charitable giving and advocacy. Among its mission is to provide Iraqi refugees and low-income immigrants with necessary medical, psychological and social services to assist with American acculturation.
Key initiatives of the Chaldean Community Foundation include:
Refugee Acculturation Sustainability and Training (RAST) – helps refugees of the Iraq War and subsequent religious persecution to acculturate and become less dependent on federal and state subsidies and services.
Project Bismutha – provides free or reduced cost healthcare to Iraqi Christian and Chaldean refugees without medical insurance through the Chaldean American Association for Health Professionals (CAAHP).
Refugee Mental Health Services – supplies much needed mental health services to Iraqi refugees and others in Southeast Michigan.
Chaldean Loan Fund – provides low-interest loans to help community members purchase a car.
Waad Murad Advocacy Fund – offers a cash reward up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the assailant(s) of violent crimes perpetuated against businesspeople.
Breaking Barriers – provides assistance and advocacy to special needs.
Chaldean Community Foundation locations:
30850 Telegraph Road, Suite 200
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
T (248) 996-8340
F (248) 996-8342
4171 15 Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48310
T (586) 722-7253
F (586) 722-7257
Learn more about the Foundation at www.chaldeanfoundation.org