Chicago 2016 and World Sport Chicago announced the launch of World Sport Chicago Scholars, created to help Chicago youth prepare for and succeed in college. Through this program, as many as 56 high school student athletes will receive assistance with college access and compete for scholarships of up to $10,000 per year for a total of four years. Funding for the scholarships is supported by a $900,000 grant from MacArthur.

Community & Economic Development, Chicago, Community Development, Education, Youth

Fund to Help Neighborhoods Benefit from 2016 Olympics

MacArthur, The Chicago Community Trust, the McCormick Tribune Foundation, and the Polk Bros. Foundation announced that they are establishing a fund to ensure the 2016 Chicago olympics would provide lasting benefits to neighborhoods and residents. Read More