Related Grantees: ProPublica, University of Chicago Crime Lab, University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs
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$1,600,000 In support of an anti-violence design competition (over three years).
$400,000 To support reform at the Chicago Police Department (over two years).
$250,000 In support of the Smart Chicago Collaborative's Chicago School of Data project.
$1,500,000 In support of the Civic Technology Demonstration Project (over three years).