The Robert R. McCormick Foundation envisions a Chicagoland comprised of thriving communities where all individuals have the resources and opportunities to succeed, without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, or ZIP code.

Since 2017, the Foundation has granted more than $200 million to non-profit organizations working to build thriving communities in Chicagoland and across Illinois, with an emphasis on Chicago’s south and west sides.

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What’s more, 84% of our grants have gone to improve life for people of color.