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University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration

Grants to University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration

  • $100,000

    2012 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration is one of the country’s leading social work graduate schools. In 2006 and in 2009, the Foundation funded the research team to explore the implementation and community-building process at three mixed-income developments at former public housing sites in Chicago. This grant supports continued analysis by researchers to mine the rich sets of data that were created through the Foundation’s previous support to further explore and disseminate findings on mixed-income communities. Researchers also will plan a future in-depth research project on the experience of youth affected by the CHA’s Plan for Transformation.

  • $710,000

    2009 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support the study, Building Mixed-Income Communities: Documenting the Chicago Experience (over three years).

  • $600,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of research to document the experiences and outcomes of public housing residents who move into mixed-income developments (over three years).

  • $200,000

    2004 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — For efforts to ensure that the social services available to public housing families match their needs.

  • $275,000

    2002 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To develop a more effective delivery system for social services in the Mid-South region of Chicago.

  • $100,000

    1998 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To produce a volume of essays on the juvenile justice system (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration $1,985,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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