Grantee Profile

North Lawndale Employment Network

Grants to North Lawndale Employment Network

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To retire debt and create a cash reserve.

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support an employment intermediary to bring together employers and training organizations to implement sector-driven assessment and placement services (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded North Lawndale Employment Network $850,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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