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Joining Forces to Empower Chicago’s Women and Girls

Chicago Foundation for Women works to strengthen equitable opportunities for women and girls, supporting their full range of needs from jobs to health care to community education.
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Elevating Others’ Voices While Finding Our Own

Director of Chicago Commitment Tara Magner describes MacArthur’s work to partner with Chicago community groups to be more inclusive and expansive in our grantmaking.
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Supporting Chicago’s Immigrant and Refugee Communities

A special package of nearly $2 million in grants will help Chicago immigrant rights and legal aid organizations address the most urgent needs of those seeking humanitarian protection or lawful status in this country.
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Evaluation of Special Grant Package Responding to President Trump's Executive Orders on Immigration

This evaluation focused on assessing the value and perceived benefit of grants for the recipients and the communities they serve and assessed the potential for applying this mode of targeted and responsive grantmaking in the future.

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Tara Magner

Tara Magner

Director
Portrait of Craig Howard

Craig Howard

Director, Community & Economic Development
Portrait of Allison Clark

Allison Clark

Associate Director, Impact Investments
Portrait of Janice A. Dunbar

Janice A. Dunbar

Senior Grants Manager
Portrait of Cate A. Fox

Cate A. Fox

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Patrick Griffin

Patrick Griffin

Senior Program Officer, Criminal Justice
Portrait of Geoffrey Banks

Geoffrey Banks

Program Officer
Portrait of Tawa Mitchell

Tawa Mitchell

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Karen S. Hott

Karen S. Hott

Team Administrator
Portrait of Mindy Martinez

Mindy Martinez

Team Coordinator
Portrait of Louise Powell

Louise Powell

Team Coordinator
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