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7 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded Up to $1 Million Each thumbnail

7 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded Up to $1 Million Each

The Award, which recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability, provides each organization with up to $1 million, depending on the size of its budget.
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The University of Chicago Crime Lab

Using evidence to reduce crime and violence. 2014 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions recipient.
Reducing the Risk of School Dropout and Violence Involvement Among Chicago Youth thumbnail

Reducing the Risk of School Dropout and Violence Involvement Among Chicago Youth

A paper conducted by the University of Chicago Crime Lab, suggests a promising approach for helping the most challenged students, who often arrive in high school several years behind their peers.

"The 10 Smartest Cities In North America"

Fast Company

"Division Street, U.S.A."

The New York Times

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Craig Howard

Craig Howard

Director
Portrait of Mindy Martinez

Mindy Martinez

Coordinator
Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer