Together, we can build a better Chicago.
Our model dramatically improves opportunities for low-income Black and Latinx youth by leveraging the collective power of Chicagoans who want to make our city more equitable. We raise funds from donors who want to amplify their impact, then invest both meaningful grant dollars and strategic capacity-building support that help our grantees grow in scale and impact.
Our selection criteria
We employ a rigorous and comprehensive due diligence process to ensure that we consistently make strong investment decisions. Our team assesses candidate organizations across four key criteria areas: