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Janice A. Dunbar

Senior Grants Manager

Portrait of Janice A. Dunbar


Janice works with the Foundation’s Chicago Commitment program. She is responsible for pre- and post-grant administration, including grant implementation and compliance.

Janice has more than two decades of experience in philanthropy. Prior to joining the Foundation, Janice worked in supervisory and support positions at non-profit and for-profit organizations in the fields of fundraising, health, environmental issues, and industrial hygiene.

Janice is a current member and former treasurer of Chicago African Americans in Philanthropy, a member of ABFE, and of Dreamwalkers. Past associations include the Auxiliary Board of the Black Ensemble Theater and Be Present’s leadership development program.

Janice received a BS in Management and an MS in Public Service Management, with a concentration in Nonprofit Management, both from DePaul University.

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