OUR 2023 IMPACT SUPPORTER
The Monroe Foundation is a publicly supported not-for-profit community and enterprise development intermediary. We seek to educate, link, and fund community development projects within low-income communities in the State of Illinois.
The foundation supports small business start-ups and financing through lending partnerships. Our current supporters are PNC Bank and Marquette Bank.
We also provide small business development seminars through the small business development “Boot Camp” Program, funded by grants.
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GET CLEARED, CHICAGO’S” BACKGROUND LICENSING “RAP SHEETDAY” PROJECT RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM CITI TO REMOVEARREST/INCARCERATION BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT THROUGH THE REDI PROJECT.
Get Cleared, Chicago, the campaign of the Monroe Foundation to “Break the Generational Cycle of Recidivism”, assisted 30 individuals whose records of a past arrest
Youth from the Black Star Project and their families began a journey to developing financial literacy and understanding and savings habits, underwritten by who sponsored the presentation of distinctive Black Star Piggy Banks filled with $25 at the first Black Star Piggy Bank Giveaway
Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument across three historic sites in Illinois and Mississippi
Hello Friends! It was so nice to see everyone last Sunday, July 23 as we united to celebrate Emmett Till’s heavenly 82nd birthday. If you
BREAKING THE GENERATIONAL CYCLE OF ARREST, INCARCERATION, AND RECIDIVISM BY DISMANTLING STRUCTURAL RACISM IN FIRST DISTRICT COOK COUNTY
A BLUE-PRINT FOR LEADERSHIP ON RE-ENTRY Prepared By Get Cleared, Illinois – P.O.W.E.R In Collaboration With Cabrini Green Legal Aid