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October 2021 – City of Chicago Program to Support Small Businesses and Nonprofits

October 2021 – City of Chicago Program to Support Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Dear Chicagoan, I am reaching out to inform you of the latest City of Chicago program to support small businesses and nonprofits. Announced today, the Chi Biz Strong Grants Program and Outdoor Dining Grants Program will provide over $20 million in grants to Chicago’s small businesses and nonprofit organizations. The Chi Biz Strong Grant Program will provide… Continue Reading

New Initiative: Introducing the Housing Counseling Corps

New Initiative: Introducing the Housing Counseling Corps

Housing Action Illinois is excited to bring together two of our programs—supporting housing counseling agencies and managing a network of AmeriCorps VISTA members—for a new initiative: the Housing Counseling Corps. We will place AmeriCorps VISTA members with agencies in need of new talent and HUD-certified housing counselors. After a year of service, these AmeriCorps members… Continue Reading

The Monroe Foundation Launches “Barbershop-Beauty Shop COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign”

The Monroe Foundation Launches “Barbershop-Beauty Shop COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign”

The Monroe Foundation launched “Barbershop-Beauty Shop COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign”, a mobilizing push by the nonprofit, the Monroe foundation and collaborative partners, Get Cleared, Chicago – Say “Yes” to Life, People Empowering People, and The Black Star Project has launched this summer-long campaign to vaccinate 500 youths and their families as part of its “Get Vaccinated…The start the party!” initiative. Continue Reading

Notice of Funding Opportunity

Notice of Funding Opportunity

Dear Partners, The Resurrection Project (TRP) is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Fiscal Year 2022 Illinois Access to Justice (ILA2J) program for Immigration Legal Services in the Western Suburbs of Chicago. ILA2J is a statewide program that directs funds to mitigate the devastating consequences of incarceration and harsh immigration policies by… Continue Reading

Request for Proposals – Expanding Capacity for Street Outreach and Violence Interruption Services (#8039)

Request for Proposals – Expanding Capacity for Street Outreach and Violence Interruption Services (#8039)

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) has released a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for Expanding Capacity for Street Outreach and Violence Interruption Services (#8039). Aligned with the city’s Healthy Chicago 2025 plan to close the life expectancy gap, this RFP supports the Public Safety priority area and supports the “strengthen community capacity” theme. You… Continue Reading