University Of Chicago
$50,000 through 6/30/20
To bring about the systems change needed to improve access to resources and change lives, we work through funder collaboratives and strategic partnerships. We emphasize flexibility, knowledge-sharing, humility, and listening in our grantmaking.
In systems change at the scale of public institutions, family foundations can play an important role in creating and sharing knowledge, funding pilot programs, gathering data on program effectiveness, and convening stakeholders. That is the role we seek to play.
We seek to align and partner with nonprofits working in child welfare, government agencies, schools, social workers, legal advocacy organizations, community institutions, and other stakeholders.
Often, underprivileged children and their families are not aware of the health, education, housing, and other resources available to them through public agencies and nonprofit programs. By making it easier for underprivileged families to access these resources, we hope to improve a variety of outcomes over a lifetime, such as:
Volunteer Recruitment and Volunteer Support