Grantee Profile

Chicago Youth Boxing Club

Grants to Chicago Youth Boxing Club

  • $50,000

    2016 (Inactive Grant)

    Chicago Commitment

    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.

  • $19,380

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Chicago Commitment

    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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