Crisis Center for South Suburbia
provides emergency shelter and other essential services for individuals and families victimized by domestic violence. The Impact Grant
supported an emergency shelter makeover project to remodel and update their bedrooms, kitchen, living room and security system.
is an organization that seeks to close the achievement gap by providing greater access to social, economic and cultural opportunities. The Impact Grant
was used to expand its primary program to three new high schools in 2014/15.
The Night Ministry
provides short-term housing, healthcare and human connection to Chicago adults, teens and children struggling with homelessness and poverty. The Impact Grant
was used to support the purchase of a new Health Outreach Bus.
Merit Grants ranging from $6,000-$13,000 were awarded to the following finalist organizations:
Barr Harris – www.barrharris.org
Friends of the Forest Preserve – www.fotfp.org
GLASA – www.glasa.org
Growing Home – www.growinghomeinc.org
Literature for All of Us – www.literatureforallofus.org
Storycatchers Theatre – www.storycatcherstheatre.org
YouthBuild Lake County – www.youthbuildlakecounty.org