Grantee Profile

Chicago Community Loan Fund

Grants to Chicago Community Loan Fund

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support institutional strengthening and growth.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To preserve affordable rental housing in Chicago as part of The Preservation Compact.

  • $650,000

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Community Development

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support community development lending in low-income communities.

  • $165,000

    1996 (Inactive Grant)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    Impact Investments

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Program-related investment to support nonprofit community development in Chicago, focusing on providing pre-development loans that encourage additional financing from conventional lenders.

  • $50,000

    1994 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Chicago Community Loan Fund $2,365,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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