Chicago - We Raise Foundation

CHICAGO

We Raise Foundation provides grants and assistance with resource development to Christian nonprofit organizations and emerging leaders that work at the intersection of poverty, violence, and inequality.

IN THE LAST TEN YEARS …

45 grants awarded
to Chicago programs

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$773,600 invested
in Chicago Programs

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CHICAGO PARTNER SPOTLIGHT

River City Development Center (R CITY)

Elizabeth Galik, Executive Director of River City Development Center (R CITY) in Chicago, Ill., and a 2017 We Raise Foundation Emerging Leader Grant recipient, calls her life “pretty ordinary,” despite the fact that she lives in a neighborhood that many avoid.

MORE CHICAGO PARTNERS

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The Field School Incoming Class

The Field School is a classical, multiracial, Christian elementary school in Oak Park, Ill., just outside of Chicago. The school serves a diverse student population both racially and socioeconomically…

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Ending Gun Violence

The Ending Gun Violence through Restorative Justice and Youth Leadership project will select a team of PBMR youth participants from the New City/Englewood neighborhood to become agents of peace in the neighborhood.

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Advanced Construction Skills Training for Ex-Offenders

The ability to secure living wage employment and safe, stable, and healthy housing are two of the most difficult barriers ex-offenders face when reentering the community.

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Nettie Bailey Student Achievement Program

The Nettie Bailey Student Achievement Program (NBSAP) is an after-school and summer program that is a key initiative of Breakthrough Urban Ministries’ youth education and development strategy.

DONATE NOW

Your gift to We Raise Foundation will empower and equip organizations and emerging leaders in Chicago
and other cities as they work to bring an end to poverty, violence and inequality.