Grantee Profile

Loyola University of Chicago Civitas ChildLaw Center

Grants to Loyola University of Chicago Civitas ChildLaw Center

  • $495,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year)

    Juvenile Justice

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Loyola University Chicago Civitas ChildLaw Center seeks to improve the quality of representation and access to justice for children and families. Since 2005, the Center has served as the lead entity for Illinois Models for Change, responsible for the continued development and implementation of the strategic work plan guiding system reform efforts. The Center will use this grant to complete the work of securing, documenting, and reporting on Illinois' progress and accomplishments during the initiative, and to support and assist in building the capacity of a leadership organization that can sustain juvenile justice system reform.

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Loyola University's Civitas ChildLaw Center seeks to improve the quality of representation and access to justice for children and families. Since 2005, the Center has been the Illinois Models for Change lead entity, guiding the system reform efforts by identifying policy priorities and strategies, coordinating technical assistance provided by national experts, and assessing the quality of the work and its impact on the overall administration of juvenile justice. It will use this grant to sustain existing Models for Change efforts and create a leadership structure that can carry juvenile justice system reform into the future.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support activities as lead entity in Illinois Models for Change (over 18 months).

  • $670,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of activities as the lead entity for Illinois Models for Change (over two years).

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of activities as the lead entity for the Models for Change initiative in Illinois (over three years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — For activities to develop and implement a plan to improve the juvenile justice system in Illinois (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Loyola University of Chicago Civitas ChildLaw Center $3,615,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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