Grantee Profile

City Colleges of Chicago

Grants to City Colleges of Chicago

  • $262,500

    2015 (Duration 4 years, 11 months)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — WYCC-TV Channel 20 provides 24 hours of programming that features a mix of instructional, informational, and educational programs to diverse audiences. WYCC has 7,000 members and, according to Media Audit 2011, it reaches more than 1.8 million viewers per week. WYCC received its license in 1983 and is one of two Public Broadcasting Service affiliates in the Chicago area. This grant supports critical operating needs such as WYCC’s programming and production costs, creative services, and staff.

  • $190,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Arts & Culture in Chicago

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations for WYCC-TV 20 (over five years).

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    1991 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support the Productive Chicago Career Preparation Initiative.

  • $100,000

    1990 (Inactive Grant)

    Education

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To develop an apprenticeship program through the Productive Chicago Career Preparation Initiative.

  • $7,225

    1985 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support the production of the pilot "Parents Are Teachers Too."

The MacArthur Foundation awarded City Colleges of Chicago $784,725 between 1978 and 2016.

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