Grants to Mikva Challenge
2017 (Duration 4 years)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Mikva Challenge is a youth development and civic education organization focused on preparing youth to be informed, empowered, active citizens and community leaders. Established in Chicago in 1997, Mikva Challenge is now a national organization with additional sites throughout Illinois, Southern California, and Washington, D.C. Driven by the belief that policy makers will make more informed decisions if they incorporate youth voices, Mikva Challenge's three core program areas focus on youth community problem-solving, youth electoral participation, and youth policy-making. This institutional support award enables Mikva Challenge to develop a national strategy and strengthen its organizational infrastructure, specifically in the areas of board development, staffing, financial management, and marketing.
2010 (Inactive Grant)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support the Safe Passage Fund.
2007 (Inactive Grant)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — For the annual Civic Activism Fair.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Mikva Challenge $1,025,000 between 1978 and 2017.
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Related Grantees: Cabrini Green Legal Aid, Chicago Foundation for Women, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives, Latinos Progresando, Little Black Pearl Workshop, Metropolitan Family Services, Mikva Challenge, Resurrection Project, South East Chicago Commission, Sweetwater Foundation, University of Chicago, Department of Political Science