We are an institution that is deeply committed to sharing the lessons that result from our work with grantees and partners through storytelling, research and convenings.
Our programs seek to expand opportunity for low-income people so they can gain the tools and supports needed to lead self-determined lives and join the economic mainstream.
We deploy an array of grantmaking and social investing tools – usually in partnership with nonprofit, public, private and philanthropic organizations – to address society’s most intractable problems.
We are a private, national foundation that works to expand opportunities in America’s cities through grantmaking and social investing in arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services and community development in Detroit.
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This grant will support activities and network development for the Green Infrastructure Exchange, a city-to-city practitioner network and resource exchange that seeks to accelerate research, innova
This grant will provide a mix of general support and project support for the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN), a project of Global Philanthropy Partnership designed to support local go
This grant will provide support for the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN), a project of Global Philanthropy Partnership designed to support local government professionals as they work t
The organization is a leader in promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions. This one-year grant supports for the 24th Congr
The architecture and urban design practice works to connect people socially and intellectually.
The organization works to promote international giving, raise awareness of global development issues and instill greater understanding of the field of global philanthropy.
The center is a legal and advocacy organization that strives to improve lives through the development of innovative, effective programs and policies that advance justice and opportunity.
Dedicated to community lung health, the association addresses asthma, pulmonary disease, lung cancer, tobacco control and air quality through its research and education activities.
The University of Chicago is a private, nondenominational, diverse research university and an anchor on Chicago’s South Side.
The nonprofit lender and real estate consultant works to transform low-income and disinvested communities in the Midwest using the tools of community development finance, bolstered by data and plac
The college access and success program serves more than 4,000 students in 80 high schools in Chicago, Houston, New York and Boston.
The alliance of stakeholders from utilities, manufacturers, academic institutions, environmental groups and government agencies works through education, advocacy, technical assistance and the devel
The organization is the fiscal sponsor of the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance, an international network of cities working to reduce urban carbon emissions in ways that improve quality of life, incre
The university’s Office of Civic Engagement is a leading urban research institution working to improve the quality of life for residents of the Mid-South Side of Chicago through research, free-stan
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