Improving the quality of life in the Great Lakes region and across the country.

2013 President’s Letter

What Engages You?

A few core beliefs lie at the heart of our work.
First, everyone has a stake in the outcome.

 
10 Years of Teacher Quality

Effective Teachers = Successful Students

 
 

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Welcome to The Joyce Foundation

The Joyce Foundation supports the development of policies that both improve the quality of life for people in the Great Lakes region and serve as models for the rest of the country. The Joyce Foundation's grant making supports research into Great Lakes protection and restoration, energy efficiency, teacher quality and early reading, workforce development, gun violence prevention, diverse art for diverse audiences, and a strong, thriving democracy. The Foundation encourages innovative and collaborative approaches with a regional focus and the potential for a national reach.

Over time, the Foundation’s mission has evolved while maintaining its focus on public policies that benefit the Great Lakes community. For the first quarter century of its work, the Foundation awarded grants to health organizations and hospitals. Currently, the Foundation's grant making focuses on education, employment, the environment, culture, democracy and gun violence prevention.

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Nov

Chi–Cal Rivers Fund Announces $1.1 Million in Grants

Public–private partnership funds five projects to improve stormwater management, habitat, and green space in Chicago/Calumet region.

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13
Nov

5 Ways Redistricting Impacts Illinois Elections

No matter which party is in charge, redistricting limits voter choice, lacks transparency and puts special interests first.​

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30
Oct

Nearly 75% of Small Business Owners Support Political Reforms

Small Business Majority poll shows that small business owners support campaign finance reforms, want to improve electoral process overall.

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30
Oct

City of Chicago Announces Recipients of Studio Artist and Curatorial Residency Awards

With support from Joyce, six artists and two curatorial fellows will work at the Chicago Cultural Center to engage the community in their work.

 
 

The Joyce Foundation 321 North Clark Street, Suite 1500
Chicago, Illinois 60654
Phone: (312) 782-2464  |  Fax: (312) 595-1350

 
 
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