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Grants and Loans - 2014

LISC made 180 grants in 2014, totalling $8.23 million. It provided six loans worth $7.79 million.

Grantee Neighborhood Amount Area of Work Purpose
Preservation of Affordable Housing Greater Grand Crossing $5,660,000 Housing Develop 94 affordable housing units in Greater Grand Crossing (loan)
Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Pullman $895,430 Health Construct outlot for medical clinic (loan)
Bickerdike Humboldt Park $730,000 Housing Develop 84 units of affordable housing in West Humboldt Park (loan)
South Chicago Art Center South Chicago $320,000 Placemaking Build out art center space (loan)
North River Commission Albany Park $152,402 Housing Support redevelopment of affordable rental housing for seniors (loan)
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $27,500 Financial Opportunity Construct new office space to provide support to families to improve financial security (loan)
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $312,374 Health Connect children to health insurance
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $285,955 Health Connect children to health insurance
Enlace Chicago Little Village $270,000 Safety Support violence prevention efforts
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $216,415 Housing Reclaim vacant and foreclosed properties
Bickerdike Humboldt Park $200,000 Health Provide wellness and obesity prevention programming for Humboldt Park residents
Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Pullman $200,000 Health Develop a multi-purpose recreational center to serve neighborhood children
Enlace Chicago Little Village $200,000 Safety Support violence prevention efforts
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $200,000 Education Support parent mentors in elementary school classrooms
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $200,000 Education Provide programming related to educational transitions to Pilsen parents and service providers
City Colleges of Chicago Cross Community $174,700 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to community college students to improve financial security
Instituto del Progreso Latino Back of the Yards $166,323 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Instituto del Progreso Latino Back of the Yards $155,627 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $138,585 Housing Reclaim vacant and foreclosed properties
Metropolitan Family Services Englewood $130,000 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Metropolitan Family Services Englewood $130,000 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Enlace Chicago Little Village $121,869 Health Connect children to health insurance
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $120,000 Education Provide programming related to educational transitions
Bickerdike Humboldt Park $100,000 Health Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Humboldt Park
Breakthrough Urban Ministries East Garfield Park $100,000 Health Improve quality and access of baseball fields in East Garfield Park
Catholic Charities - St. Sabina Auburn Gresham $100,000 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Enlace Chicago Little Village $100,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Little Village
Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation Auburn Gresham $100,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $100,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $100,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Logan Square
Quad Communities Development Corporation Quad Communities $100,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $100,000 Health Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $100,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Chicago Lawn
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $100,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $100,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Pilsen
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law Cross Community $95,446 Education Advance policies that support access to community based schools and health centers
Jane Addams Resource Corporation Cross Community $87,500 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Jane Addams Resource Corporation Cross Community $87,500 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
North Lawndale Employment Network North Lawndale $85,097 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
North Lawndale Employment Network North Lawndale $85,097 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
North River Commission Albany Park $79,802 Health Connect children to health insurance
Mikva Challenge  Cross Community $75,000 Health Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Chicago Commons Humboldt Park $72,611 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
The CARA Program Quad Communities $70,000 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
The CARA Program Quad Communities $70,000 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Chicago Commons Humboldt Park $68,034 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $65,000 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $65,000 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Greater Southwest Development Corp Chicago Lawn $64,662 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council Back of the Yards $63,000 Health Improve quality and access of baseball fields in Back of the Yards
Instituto del Progreso Latino Pilsen $60,000 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Greater Southwest Development Corporation Chicago Lawn $59,791 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Central States SER Little Village $59,000 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Central States SER Little Village $59,000 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Safer Foundation Cross Community $58,997 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Safer Foundation Cross Community $58,997 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
LaSalle Street Church Near North $53,500 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Near North
Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Inc. West Town $50,000 Health Improve quality and access of baseball fields
Chicago Rehab Network Cross Community $50,000 Housing Strengthen public policy for the supply and preservation of affordable housing for low income households in Chicago
Claretian Associates South Chicago $50,000 Safety Support community collaboration to improve public safety
Claretian Associates South Chicago $50,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in South Chicago
Friends of Alcott Lincoln Park $50,000 Health Improve quality and access of baseball fields
Garfield Park Community Council East Garfield Park $50,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in East Garfield Park
Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation Auburn Gresham $50,000 Health Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation Auburn Gresham $50,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Auburn Gresham
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $50,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
North River Commission Albany Park $50,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Albany Park
Quad Communities Development Corporation Quad Communities $50,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Quad Communities Development Corporation Quad Communities $50,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Quad Communities
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $50,000 Health Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Teamwork Englewood Englewood $50,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Englewood
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $50,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
City Colleges of Chicago Cross Community $42,500 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to community college students to improve financial security
Woodlawn Public Safety Alliance Woodlawn $42,317 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Woodlawn
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $40,000 Education Build capacity of parent mentors
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $30,000 Financial Opportunity Construct new office space to provide support to families to improve financial security
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $25,840 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Central States SER Little Village $25,840 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Jane Addams Resource Corporation Cross Community $25,840 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
North Lawndale Employment Network North Lawndale $25,840 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
The CARA Program Quad Communities $25,840 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council Back of the Yards $25,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Near North
Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council Back of the Yards $25,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Back of the Yards
Bickerdike Humboldt Park $25,000 Health Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Humboldt Park
Enlace Chicago Little Village $25,000 Safety Support violence prevention efforts
Justine Peterson Housing & Reinvestment Corp Cross Community $25,000 Financial Opportunity Provide support and counseling to residents to improve financial security
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $25,000 Education Demonstrate impact of educational programs
Near West Side CDC West Haven $25,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in West Haven
Near West Side CDC West Haven $25,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in West Haven
South Shore Chamber of Commerce South Shore $25,000 Economic Development Advance small business development along commercial corridors
Sunshine Gospel Ministries Woodlawn $25,000 Economic Development Support start up of business incubator space
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $25,000 Education Provide programming related to educational transitions to Pilsen parents and service providers
Academy for Urban School Leadership Cross Community $22,485 Health Improve quality and access of baseball fields in low-moderate income neighborhoods
Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Pullman $20,000 Health Develop a multi-purpose recreational center to serve neighborhood children
Claretian Associates South Chicago $20,000 Safety Support community collaboration to improve public safety
Perspectives Auburn Gresham $20,000 Health Improve quality and access of baseball fields
Rogers Park Business Alliance Rogers Park $20,000 Economic Development Research the feasibility of live/work space for artists
South Side Little League Chatham $20,000 Health Improve quality and access of baseball fields
Sinai Health System Humboldt Park $19,940 Health Provide wellness and obesity prevention programming for Humboldt Park residents
LaSalle Street Church Near North $18,000 Neighborhood Network Develop a community agenda to guide future quality of life efforts
Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Pullman $15,000 Economic Development Assess market for mixed use development
Lawndale Christian Legal Center North Lawndale $15,000 Safety Support community centers that promote restortive justice
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $15,000 Education Build capacity of parent mentors
Catholic Charities - St. Sabina Auburn Gresham $14,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $14,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Central States SER Little Village $14,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Chicago Commons Humboldt Park $14,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corp Auburn Gresham $14,000 Health Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Greater Southwest Development Corporation Chicago Lawn $14,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Instituto del Progreso Latino Back of the Yards $14,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $14,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Metropolitan Family Services Englewood $14,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
North Lawndale Employment Network North Lawndale $14,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Preservation of Affordable Housing Woodlawn $14,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Quad Communities Development Corporation Quad Communities $14,000 Health Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $14,000 Health Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
The CARA Program Quad Communities $14,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $14,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation Auburn Gresham $12,571 Health Connect residents to health insurance
Greater Southwest Development Corporation Chicago Lawn $12,082 Health Connect residents to health insurance
Catholic Charities - St. Sabina Auburn Gresham $12,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $12,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Central States SER Little Village $12,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Chicago Commons Humboldt Park $12,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Greater Southwest Development Corporation Chicago Lawn $12,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Instituto del Progreso Latino Back of the Yards $12,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Jane Adams Resource Corporation Cross Community $12,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Metropolitan Family Services Englewood $12,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
North Lawndale Employment Network North Lawndale $12,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Preservation of Affordable Housing Woodlawn $12,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
The CARA Program Quad Communities $12,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $11,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Jane Adams Resource Corporation Cross Community $10,637 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Beyond the Ball Cross Community $10,500 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Breakthrough Urban Ministries East Garfield Park $10,500 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Near West Side CDC West Haven $10,500 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
The CARA Program Cross Community $10,121 Health Connect residents to health insurance
Claretian Associates South Chicago $10,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation Auburn Gresham $10,000 Health Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Greater Englewood CDC Englewood $10,000 Economic Development Support commercial development at 63rd & Halsted
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $10,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Quad Communities Development Corporation Quad Communities $10,000 Education Demonstrate impact of educational programs
Quad Communities Development Corporation Quad Communities $10,000 Neighborhood Network Advance small business development along commercial corridors
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $10,000 Health Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $10,000 Education Demonstrate impact of educational programs
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $10,000 Economic Development Advance small business development along commercial corridors
West Humboldt Park Development Council Humboldt Park $10,000 Economic Development South Shore Chamber of Commerce
Instituto del Progreso Latino Pilsen $9,739 Health Connect residents to health insurance
Central States SER Little Village $9,498 Health Connect residents to health insurance
Lawndale Christian Development North Lawndale $9,475 Health Connect residents to health insurance
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $9,271 Health Connect residents to health insurance
Enlace Chicago Little Village $9,000 Health Connect children to health insurance
BUILD Inc. Humboldt Park $8,500 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Lawndale Christian Development North Lawndale $8,500 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
The Community Builders Inc. Quad Communities $8,500 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Enlace Chicago Little Village $8,377 Health Connect residents to health insurance
Teamwork Englewood Englewood $8,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $7,810 Health Connect residents to health insurance
North Lawndale Employment Network North Lawndale $7,640 Health Connect residents to health insurance
Chicago Men in Action Cross Community $7,500 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Instituto del Progreso Latino Pilsen $7,500 Health Connect residents to health insurance
Instituto del Progreso Latino Pilsen $7,500 Health Connect residents to health insurance
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $7,500 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Northwest Side Housing Center West Haven $7,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Instituto del Progreso Latino Pilsen $6,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
North River Commission Albany Park $6,000 Health Connect children to health insurance
Jane Adams Resource Corporation Cross Community $5,865 Health Connect residents to health insurance
Teamwork Englewood Englewood $5,500 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Englewood
Instituto del Progreso Latino Pilsen $5,261 Health Connect residents to health insurance
EarthHeart Foundation Cross Community $5,000 Placemaking Create a "peace mural" between Englewood and Woodlawn
Beyond the Ball Near North $4,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
LaSalle Street Church Near North $4,000 Neighborhood Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Near North
Quad Communities Development Corporation Quad Communities $4,000 Neighborhood Network Engage youth in commercial corridor beautification project
Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club Chatham $3,500 Health Improve quality and access of baseball fields
Jane Adams Resource Corporation Cross Community $3,363 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Catholic Charities - St. Sabina Auburn Gresham $3,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $3,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Central States SER Little Village $3,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Chicago Commons Humboldt Park $3,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Greater Southwest Development Corp Chicago Lawn $3,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Jane Adams Resource Corporation Cross Community $3,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Metropolitan Family Services Englewood $3,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Near West Side CDC West Haven $3,000 Economic Development Promote business opportunities in West Haven
North Lawndale Employment Network North Lawndale $3,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
The CARA Program Quad Communities $3,000 Financial Opportunity Train neighborhood residents in digital skills
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $1,340 Health Connect children to health insurance
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