Mission & Vision


The Hope Foundation’s mission is to encourage and provide support to all of Hope’s programs and services. To accomplish this, The Hope Foundation actively develops, encourages, promotes, supports, and accepts funds for all legitimate purposes of Vision for Hope, the Hope Learning Academy, and Hope Clinical Care, which are all Illinois not-for-profit corporations.


Hope’s Vision is to provide state-of-the-art services in the most inclusive environments to encourage persons to fulfill their individual potential through evidence-based treatment, advocacy, and community education. To fulfill their mission, The Hope Foundation provides support and development of all of Hope’s companies by actively fundraising, providing community outreach, and promoting new business development opportunities for future growth.

Hope Mission Statements

Clinical Care

Provides evidence based services and promotes best practices in diagnosis, treatment and education of individuals with disabilities in the community.

The Hope Learning Academy

Supports individuals and their families to responsibly achieve optimum growth, independence and joy through living, learning and vocational endeavors.

Vision for Hope

Cultivates change in the most inclusiv environments to encourage each person with intellectual or developmental disabilities to fulfill their individual potential through evidence-based treatment, advocacy and community education.

Our Promise

Gifts of all sizes are needed and deeply appreciated at Hope. As a donor, you can expect that we will use your generous donation to advance Hope’s programs and services. your gift to Hope will make a lasting impact on the individuals we serve and will furhter Hope’s mission and vision.