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Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Chicago, Illinois
www.thechicagocouncil.org

Chicago Council on Global Affairs was awarded $8,599,700 between 1982 and 2018, including 37 grants in Human Rights, What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance, Nuclear Challenges, Migration, International Peace & Security, Community & Economic Development, and Chicago Commitment.

$150,000

2018 • 1 year • Nuclear Challenges

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan organization that provides insight—and influences the public discourse—on critical global issues. This award supports the Council's foreign policy opinion polling. It aims to generate new public knowledge on critical issues, and to inform and influence the policy and scholarly foreign policy discussion.

$178,000

2018 • 9 months • Nuclear Challenges

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan organization that provides insight—and influences the public discourse—on critical global issues. This project examines the nuclear deterrence strategies of Japan, South Korea, and Australia in the context of increasing regional security concerns and questions about the U.S. commitment to extended deterrence. It is intended to navigate new thinking about addressing nuclear risks in the Asia-Pacific region.

$50,000

2018 • 3 months

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization that provides insight and influences the public discourse on critical global issues. This award supports a regional meeting in Europe to explore issues of proliferation and deterrence. The Council will work with a regional partner to organize and host a convening. Outcomes include a better understanding of proliferation challenges in Europe.

$43,700

2018 • 3 months

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization that provides insight and influences the public discourse on critical global issues. This award supports a survey conducted in South Korea on nuclear nonproliferation and deterrence challenges in the Asia-Pacific. By collecting robust findings of South Korean attitudes on nuclear weapons issues, this award is designed to inform nuclear risk reduction policymaking on the Korea crisis.

$50,000

2018 • 10 months

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (the Council) is an independent, non-partisan, international affairs organization that works to inform public discourse and policy about global issues. This grants supports a two-day strategic planning session with key stakeholders from across the United States, the Caribbean and Latin American region to map out a long-term strategy for systemitizing an evidence-based violence prevention network across the region. The session would be held in partnership with the US Agency for International Development, the World Bank, and the University of Chicago's Crime Lab. The meeting will plan for the establishment of an ongoing forum or network to engage policymakers, researchers and practitioners to exchange evidence-based violence-prevention innovations.

$10,000

2017 • 8 months

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (the Council), founded in 1922, is one of the oldest and most prominent international affairs organizations in the United States. The Council's immigration program demonstrates the critical role of immigrants as drivers of economic growth and competiveness throughout the Midwest region. With this award, the Council commissions research into prior moments in U.S. history in which restrictive immigration policies negatively affected the economy in the Midwest. The research findings inform regional workshops on current immigration policy and the Midwest economy.

$200,000

2017 • 2 years • Chicago Commitment

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, founded in 1922, is one of the oldest and most prominent international affairs organizations in the United States. A project of the Chicago Council, Black Chicago Tomorrow envisions a vibrant African-American community in Chicago that benefits from and contributes to the region's economy and society. Black Chicago Tomorrow draws on a board of civic leaders and industry executives to steer economic development initiatives, job creation, and business growth in low-income African-American communities. With this award, Black Chicago Tomorrow collaborates with community organizations in the south side neighborhood of Auburn Gresham to advance locally-developed business development plans.

$650,000

2016 • 2 years • International Peace & Security

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, (Council) founded in 1922 as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, is a leading independent, nonpartisan organization committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership, dialogue, and public learning. This award provides support for the annual Chicago Council Survey. Over the course of the award the Council expects to expand the scope, integrates the survey into other growing areas of its studies program, and increases accessibility to the data resulting from the survey. As in the past, it intends to help define critical shifts in American public thinking and form the backbone of several major works on public opinion and United States foreign policy.

$200,000

2015 • 9 months • Nuclear Challenges

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (Council), founded in 1922 as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, is a leading independent, nonpartisan organization committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership dialogue, and public learning. The award supports the Council's project to explore the feasibility of a U.S. policy initiative to develop a system of international accounting and control for the nations with nuclear weapons capable materials, including those in military use. It also determines the possibility of institutionalizing the Nuclear Security Summit process, rather than ending it with the 2016 Washington Summit meeting, as is currently planned.

$150,000

2015 • 1 year • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (the Council) is an independent, non-partisan, international affairs organization that works to inform public discourse and policy about global issues. This grant supports an exchange organized by the Council, in partnership with the World Bank and the University of Chicago Crime Lab, among other partners, to bring together researchers, policymakers and practitioners from seven countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and their counterparts in Chicago. The exchange will examine what has been learned about promising approaches to preventing youth violence in the Americas, promote cross-regional research partnerships, and explore the building of a research network to further the development of evidence-based policy responses to crime and violence in participating countries in these regions.

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