Our work in Chicago
Areas of focus include:
Our Commitment to Grantee Partners | COVID-19 Read More → Chicago Leaders Creating a More Equitable City Read More →
Strengthening Community Safety Organizations Read More → Linking Communities with Year-Round Programs Read More → Bridging Digital Divide for Chicago Communities Read More →
Increased Support for Community Organizations Responding to COVID-19 Read More → Safe and Peaceful Summer Events Adapt to COVID-19 Read More →
Ensuring Everyone Is Counted in the 2020 Census Read More → Supporting Artists and Arts and Culture Organizations During the Pandemic Read More → Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund Read More →
grantee stories Revitalizing Land, Place, and Communities Urban Juncture and El Paseo Community Garden use creative placemaking to revitalize communities in Chicago. View More → grantee stories Responding to Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 Access Living, Teamwork Englewood, and Mujeres Latinas en Acción have adapted their work to meet the extraordinary needs their communities face during the pandemic. View More →
Grantees in the Media
"What's Driving This Year's Flare-Up of Violence in Chicago?"
Crain's Chicago Business
"Two Cities, a Spike in Crime, and the Federal Response"
Christian Science Monitor
"Funders and Schools Partner in Chicago for Digital Equity. What Are the Lessons?"
"South Siders and North Siders Together Bring Paint, Plants and Hope to a Chicago Block"
"‘Yield Chicago’ To Help Developers Of Color Tackle South, West Side Revitalization Projects"
Managing Director, Communications