A Better Chicago invests growth capital and capacity-building support in both established programs with a track record of success and promising early-stage models. We welcome applications from organizations that are already operating in the Chicago region and those that are considering launching here.

 

We use a rigorous, multi-step due diligence process to select grantees. To be considered, the first step is to complete this application. We will provide an update on the status of your application within two months of submission.

 

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Organization Overview
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Program and Impact
Please describe the program model, including how it has evolved over time. Limit to 2000 characters (approximately 300 words)
Please describe the population served, including ages/grades served, any demographic breakdowns and eligibility criteria (if relevant). Limit to 1000 characters (approximately 150 words)
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Please describe the intended outcomes
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Leadership
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Operations
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Scale
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Number of students served, projected: *
Contact Information
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