Woodstock Institute was awarded $3,988,650 between 1983 and 2012, including 22 grants in Community & Economic Development, What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance, Policy Research, and MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.

$85,000

2012 • 9 months • Community & Economic Development

The Woodstock Institute is a Chicago-based nonprofit that uses applied research, policy analysis, technical assistance and public education to promote fair lending practices and financial system reform on behalf of low-income people and communities. This grant will enable Woodstock to acquire and preserve a large catalog of historical data about Chicago and its neighborhoods and to maintain it for public access. Securing and maintaining access to this database is essential to serving the ongoing data needs of Foundation grantees and other foundations and organizations working in or concerned about Chicago neighborhoods.

$400,000

2012 • 2 years • Community & Economic Development

The Woodstock Institute, a Chicago-based research and advocacy organization, is a national expert on issues of fair lending and financial system reform. This grant funds research on issues of ongoing concern to the community development field--post-recession lending and foreclosure practices, access to financial services, and retirement savings and asset building--and the development of a web-based data platform that will simplify the sharing of its database and research, and increase public access to its data. Woodstock also will produce a series of briefs and briefings to present its research to a broad audience of policymakers, practitioners, and researchers.

$275,000

2010 • 2 years • Policy Research

In support of general operations (over two years).

$250,000

2010 • 1 year, 11 months • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

To collect and analyze data and to provide technical assistance as part of the Foreclosure Prevention and Mitigation Project (over two years).

$200,000

2008 • 2 years • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

To develop an expanded database on foreclosure filings and completions in Chicago neighborhoods (over two years).

$350,000

2007 • 1 year • MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

In support of three institutional initiatives that will enhance the organization's long-term effectiveness and sustainability: upgrade technological capacity, develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan, and establish a cash reserve.

$100,000

2006 • 1 year

In support of general operations.

$500,000

2006 • 4 years • Policy Research

In support of general operations (over four years).

$525,000

2002 • 3 years • Policy Research

In support of general operations (over three years).

$260,000

2000 • 1 year, 11 months

To support research and public policy work on fair access to financial services for low-income and minority populations (over two years).

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