Community Development

A collection of content related to community development from across the Foundation's grantmaking

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$12 Million in New Investments to Benefit Chicago Neighborhoods

Six Chicago-area organizations will use $12 million in loans to train and employ adults with autism, support retail development, provide training and transitional jobs, and build projects that support youth and families in underserved Chicago neighborhoods. Read More
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Chicago Residents Recommend 300 Ways to Improve Community-Police Relations

More than 1,600 Chicago residents attended 19 conversations about police misconduct and community relations and then suggested 300 ways to improve police practices and restructure how police officers interact with residents. Read More
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Pullman Showcases Industrial Innovation, Urban Planning, & Civil Rights

The Pullman National Monument showcases industrial innovation, urban planning, civil rights, and the labor movement and a study estimates it could eventually sustain $40 million in economic activity. Read More