2013 $100,000 Impact Grant Recipients

BUILD serves 6-18 year olds with the goal of preventing at-risk behavior and youth violence and builds positive futures beyond these youth’s current situations. The Impact Grant supported the expansion of educational programs in the Austin community.


Umoja Student Development Corporation partners with Chicago’s most challenged public high schools to provide services for student development thereby reducing school violence, promoting academic success and increasing college enrollment. The Impact Grant supported the expansion of their Restorative Justice Program to two additional high schools.


Merit Grants ranging from $9,000-$11,500 were awarded to the following finalist organizations:

La Casa Norte – www.lacasanorte.org
Enlace Chicago – www.enlacechicago.org
Inspiration Corporation – www.inspirationcorp.org
Sarah’s Inn – www.sarahsinn.org
Urban Initiatives – www.urbaninitiatives.org