Grantee Profile

University of Chicago, Center for Urban School Improvement

Grants to University of Chicago, Center for Urban School Improvement

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To expand after-school digital media programs (over two years).

  • $1,950,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support the Urban School Improvement Network and the digital media-informed curriculum at the Carter G. Woodson School (over three years).

  • $1,600,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support and expansion of afterschool digital media programs (over three years).

  • $250,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support a pilot afterschool media literacy program.

  • $202,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of professional development and principal leadership training in nine existing schools within New Communities Program neighborhoods (over two years).

  • $5,000,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of an endowment (over two years).

  • $2,000,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of implementation of the Chicago Public School's plan for the Mid-South area (over two years).

  • $1,200,000

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support a collaborative effort with the Chicago Public Schools to provide comprehensive professional development to a cluster of schools (over three years).

  • $1,150,000

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support the research and clinical practice center focusing on urban elementary schools (over three years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    1998 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To establish a school developers training program for teachers and principals and to build an information-sharing network with other schools.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded University of Chicago, Center for Urban School Improvement $14,652,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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