Grantee Profile

Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago

Grants to Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago

  • $25,000

    2017 (Duration 8 months)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — A leader in the Chicago African community for over thirty years, the Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago, Inc. is a community-based nonprofit organization committed to serving the educational, cultural, psychological, and socio-economic needs of vulnerable immigrant and refugee populations, and is one of only six organizations resettling refugees in Chicago. With this award, the Ethiopian Community Association responds to changes in federal immigration and refugee policy by educating its own staff and volunteers, affected refugee and immigrant populations in Chicago, and the broader public.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago $25,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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