Chicago Youth Boxing Club
Grants to Chicago Youth Boxing Club
2016 (Duration 1 year)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Chicago Youth Boxing Club (CYBC) is focused on giving youth a constructive, healthy alternative to gang and drug activity while also building the life skills necessary to pursue a positive future for themselves and their communities. CYBC offers three interconnected programs that support youth and community need in Little Village and North Lawndale: (1) access to health education programs and green spaces; (2) access to safe spaces for recreational purposes and social emotional services; and (3) comprehensive academic support and college preparation support. CYBC intends to utilize award funds to expand its student academic support center, particularly its college and career readiness program. This program is focused on college visits, application assistance, and resume development. In addition, it hopes to use funds to further develop the parent club to encourage greater parental involvement.
2008 (Inactive Grant)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To connect immigration impacted youth in Pilsen/Little Village with central Mexico neighborhood youth.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Chicago Youth Boxing Club $69,380 between 1978 and 2017.
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Related Grantees: Chicago Community Trust, Chicago Latino Theater Alliance, Chicago Youth Boxing Club, Children's Home and Aid Society, DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media, Donda's House, Greater Chatham Initiative, Illinois Humanities Council, Invisible Institute, Kinzie Industrial Development Corporation, Metropolitan Planning Council, Mozilla Foundation, National Museum of Mexican Art, Terra Foundation for American Art, Thrive Chicago, Woods Fund of Chicago, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago