Grantee Profile

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

Grants to University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 1 year)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — UIC's College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs is a nationally-recognized innovator in education, research, and engagement in support of the nation's cities and metropolitan areas, and hosts the UIC Urban Forum, an annual event that convenes public, private, and non-profit leaders to discuss, analyze, and propose pragmatic solutions to enhance the lives of city-dwellers. This year's theme is "Technology and the Resilience of Metropolitan Regions." This grant funds five white papers that will inform the discussion at the event, and a subvention for the publication in a book of the white papers and a synopsis of the panel discussions and recommendations.

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Community & Economic Development

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The University of Illinois at Chicago's College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs is a national leader in research, university-community engagement, policy analysis, and profession-based graduate programs that support the nation's cities and metropolitan areas. It will use this grant to support a research roundtable that brings together a diverse group of scholars and researchers to discuss methods of evaluating information technology investments in urban neighborhoods, and publish a collection of papers that will inform future evaluations and research projects. Dr. Karen Mossberger, Professor of Public Administration at UIC, will lead the team and coordinate and facilitate the roundtable.

  • $165,500Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Community & Economic Development

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To evaluate foreclosed property reclamation efforts in Chicago neighborhoods (over three years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Community & Economic Development

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To research SmartChicago, a program to extend Internet access in five Chicago neighborhoods (over four years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs $565,500 between 2003 and 2014.

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