Civic Leadership Academy Evaluation
A three-year evaluation of the Civic Leadership Academy demonstrated how the interdisciplinary program benefits individuals, organizations, and Chicago’s civic network.
UChicago Medicine Community Benefit Report
According to its recently published annual Community Benefit Report, the University of Chicago Medicine provided more than $477 million in benefits and services to the South Side community in Fiscal Year 2018.
Polsky Small Business Growth Program
Geared explicitly to minority-owned, women-owned, and veteran-owned businesses, the Polsky Small Business Growth Program works with South and West Side entrepreneurs to help them increase revenue a...
Community Programs Accelerator
As an anchor institution on the South Side of Chicago, the University of Chicago is in a unique position to help local nonprofit organizations build their capacity for present and future impact. Th...
Woodlawn Restorative Justice Hub
Jackson says a recent nonprofit bridge grant from the University of Chicago will help her adapt the ways she and her three part-time colleagues support the young people currently in the Woodlawn Restorative Justice Hub program to better meet them where they are in this crisis.
IMPACT Leadership Development Program
IMPACT’s name is an acronym of its mission to create a pipeline of informed, motivated, perceptive, authentic, connected talent to fill critical roles in Chicago’s business, public, and nonprofit sectors. The Chicago Urban League program admits about 30 new fellows each year.
The nonprofit has been able to further bolster its quick transition to digital platforms and otherwise sustain itself in the weeks since with help from a bridge grant from the University of Chicago.
Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
HPNC plans to use their grant from UChicago in part to purchase laptops and tablets and help shift their programming to online platforms and to incorporate web-based tools into their programming structure permanently moving forward.
Brown Sugar Bakery
Greater Grand Crossing’s Stephanie Hart is reimagining the way she operates her popular bakery in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic with help from a University of Chicago bridge grant.
13th Flow Fitness Studio
Akinwale is the owner of 13th Flow fitness studio, one of 182 small businesses to receive a COVID-19 small business bridge grant from the University of Chicago.