Grantee Profile

Mercy Housing Lakefront

Grants to Mercy Housing Lakefront

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support a joint venture with the Cara Program to create job opportunities for formerly-homeless individuals.

  • $1,750,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Duration 10 years, 2 months)

    Impact Investments

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Program-Related Investment to support the preservation of affordable rental housing in the Chicago area as part of the Window of Opportunity: Preserving Affordable Rental Housing initiative.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Mercy Housing Lakefront $1,950,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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