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$14.4 million for Chicago’s Cultural Treasures

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Forty organizations that contribute to the history, culture, vibrancy, and identity of communities of color in greater Chicago will be receiving $14.4 million through the new Chicago's Cultural Treasures initiative.

See the full list of awarded organizations here.

Selected through a participatory and community-led grantmaking process, these forty organizations will receive awards ranging from $140,000 to $575,000. Funders of this four-year initiative include the Ford Foundation, MacKenzie Scott, and Chicago-based funders, including the Joyce Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, Polk Bros Foundation, Terra Foundation for American Art, and Walder Foundation.

About The Joyce Foundation

Joyce is a nonpartisan, private foundation that invests in evidence-informed public policies and strategies to advance racial equity and economic mobility for the next generation in the Great Lakes region.

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