Grants to Advance Illinois
2013 (Inactive Grant)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Advance Illinois is an independent research and advocacy organization focused on improving public education in Illinois so that all students are ready for work, college, and democratic citizenship. Launched in 2008 with strong bipartisan and statewide support from business, political, and civic leaders, Advance Illinois has become a respected voice for public education policy and reform in the state. This grant provides operating support to enable Advance Illinois to continue its research and policy work, to improve public education across the state.
2011 (Inactive Grant)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support education policy research in Illinois (over two years).
2008 (Inactive Grant)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support identification of policy issues and to inform public discussion of educational reform in Illinois (over three years).
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Advance Illinois $600,000 between 1978 and 2017.
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