Finalists

Each Finalist has been supported by a $100,000 grant to help refine its plan. In fall 2020, one $10 million grant will be awarded to a single community-driven initiative that is able to leverage the grant, catalyze economic opportunity, and improve the well-being of residents.

  • Catalytic Development of Auburn Gresham

    Team

    • Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation
    • Green Era
    • Urban Growers Collective
    • New Pisgah Community Service Organization
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  • Economic Equity & Opportunity via A Little Village Community Hub

    Team

    • Delta Institute
    • Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)
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  • Go Green on Racine: An Englewood Rising Project

    Team

    • Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)
    • Teamwork Englewood
    • Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.)
    • E.G. Woode
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  • Now Is the Time: Advancing North Lawndale Together

    Team

    • Lawndale Christian Development Corporation
    • Lawndale Christian Legal Center
    • New Covenant CDC
    • North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council
    • North Lawndale Employment Network
    • Sinai Community Institute
    • Sinai Health System
    • Under the Grid
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  • The Aspire Initiative: Building A Stronger Cradle-to-Career Pipeline in Austin

    Team

    • Westside Health Authority
    • Austin Coming Together
    • By the Hand Club
    • United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
    • LISC Chicago
    • IFF
    • Lamar Johnson Collaborative
    • Purpose Built Communities
    • Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen
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  • Working Together to Reinvigorate South Chicago

    Team

    • Claretian Associates
    • Interfaith Housing Development Corporation
    • Special Service Area #5
    • Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish/School
    • Pilgrim Baptist Church
    • NeighborSpace
    • 10th Ward Alderwoman Susan Garza
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