Chicago Blackhawks Community Fund

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Partnership Focus

Since 2010, more than $7.6 million in grants has been distributed through the Chicago Blackhawks Community Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund improving the lives of those in need and benefitting communities.

The Chicago Blackhawks Community Fund supports established 501c3 agency-based programs that focus on middle school youth development opportunities in partnerships with schools, post-secondary supports, workforce and personal development for opportunity youth, and Veterans.

McCormick Match

The McCormick Foundation matches funds raised at 50 cents on the dollar. We pay all campaign and administrative expenses, so one hundred percent of all donations, plus the match is granted to qualified nonprofit organizations.

2022 at a Glance

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Our Grants Support

Breakthrough Urban Ministries

The Nettie Bailey Student Achievement Program provides year round, out-of-school-time programming to enable students to meet academic benchmarks and develop as positive young adults.

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Embarc Inc.

Embarc is a three-year program for 10th through 12th graders that uses experiential learning to keep students on track for post-secondary success.

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Mikva Challenge

Mikva’s Neighborhood Learning Initiative supports the implementation of the youth neighborhood council in North Lawndale. Student participants identify, research, analyze, and formulate solutions to problems in their communities, with a focus on interrupting violence.

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NewRoot Learning Institute

NewRoot offers equity-rooted professional learning training, community building and healing spaces. The focus is restorative justice, social emotional learning, and holistic wellness to create school cultures that support student success.

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