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Grants and Loans - 2015

LISC made 95 grants in 2015, totaling $3 million. It provided six loans worth nearly $5 million.

GranteeNeighborhoodAmountArea of WorkPurpose
Brinshore Michaels West Haven $1,150,000 Housing Create 76 units of rental housing for families (loan)
Turnstone Development Corporation Northlake, IL $1,075,000 Housing Develop 71 units of senior housing (loan)
Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Quad Communities $1,000,000 Economic Development Develop Mariano's grocery store at 39th and King (loan)
Burton Foundation Gurnee, IL $952,000 Housing Acquire property for 120 units of supportive housing for disabled adults (loan)
Turnstone Development Corporation Northlake, IL $700,000 Housing Develop 71 units of senior housing (loan)
Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives Oak Park, IL $100,000 Economic Development Develop 11,500 square foot commercial space and 56 units of affordable rental housing (loan)
Neighborhood Housing Services Cross Community $660,000 Housing Acquire vacant or foreclosed homes for transfer to new owners
Chicago Commons Humboldt Park $120,000 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Instituto del Progreso Latino Pilsen $120,000 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Jane Adams Resource Corporation Cross Community $120,000 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Metropolitan Family Services Englewood $120,000 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
The CARA Program Quad Communities $120,000 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $90,000 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Catholic Charities - St. Sabina Auburn Gresham $80,000 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
North Lawndale Employment Network North Lawndale $75,000 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Northwest Side Housing Center Belmont Cragin $50,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Belmont Cragin
Garfield Park Community Council East Garfield Park $50,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in East Garfield Park
Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corp Auburn Gresham $50,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Auburn Gresham
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law Cross Community $50,000 Education Advance policies that support access to community based schools and health centers
LaSalle Street Church Near North $50,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Near North
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $50,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in SW Chicago
Centro de Salud y Esperanza Chicago Lawn $33,650 Health Provide health services to families at school-based health center
Jane Adams Resource Corporation Cross Community $32,300 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
The CARA Program Quad Communities $32,300 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Central States SER East Garfield Park $32,300 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
North Lawndale Employment Network North Lawndale $32,300 Financial Opportunities Provide support and counseling to families to improve financial security
Northwest Side Housing Center Belmont Cragin $30,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Belmont Cragin
Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corp Auburn Gresham $30,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $30,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Quad Communities Development Corporation Quad Communities $30,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $30,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $30,000 Education Provide after school enrichment to students and health access to families
Teamwork Englewood Englewood $30,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Englewood
PrimeCare Community Health Logan Square $28,580 Health Assess impact of school-based health centers
Woodlawn Public Safety Alliance Woodlawn $25,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Woodlawn
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $25,000 Housing Assess efforts to reclaim vacant and foreclosed properties
Far South Community Development Corporation Pullman $25,000 Economic Development Determine feasibility for Special Service Area at Halsted and 119th Street
Chicago Neighborhood Initiative Pullman $25,000 Placemaking Plan for redevelopment of the Pullman National site
Enlace Chicago Little Village $25,000 New Communities Network Support the development of a community and operational center in Little Village
Calumet Area Industrial Development Commission Calumet Area $25,000 Economic Development Advance small business development along commercial corridors
Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce Jefferson Park $25,000 Economic Development Advance small business development along commercial corridors
North River Commission Albany Park $25,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Albany Park
Sweet Water Foundation Cross Community $25,000 Economic Development Support revitalization strategies for the Perry Market District
Teamwork Englewood Englewood $25,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Englewood
Demoiselle 2 Femme Englewood $25,000 Safety Renovate "Theace Goldsberry" Community House to house youth programming
Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corp Auburn Gresham $24,600 Health Assess impact of school-based health centers
Quad Communities Development Corporation Quad Communities $24,600 Health Assess impact of school-based health centers
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $24,600 Health Assess impact of school-based health centers
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $24,600 Health Assess impact of school-based health centers
LEED Council Cross Community $20,000 Economic Development Provide line of credit to support workforce development activities
Enlace Chicago Little Village $20,000 Health Support neighborhood-based health projects
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $20,000 Health Support neighborhood-based health projects
LaSalle Street Church Near North $16,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Near North
Northwest Side Housing Center Belmont Cragin $15,000 Housing Create fund pool to assist homebuyers with down payments and closing costs
Growing Home Englewood $15,000 Economic Development Investigate feasibility of new urban farm to expand training and employment program
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $15,000 Housing Create plan to mitigate increasing housing costs near the 606 trail
Breakthrough Urban Ministries East Garfield Park $10,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Southwest Organizing Project Chicago Lawn $10,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Beyond the Ball Little Village $10,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council Back of the Yards $10,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Claretian Associates South Chicago $10,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council Back of the Yards $10,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Back of the Yards
Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation Humboldt Park $10,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Humboldt Park
Claretian Associates South Chicago $10,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in South Chicago
Enlace Chicago Little Village $10,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Little Village
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Logan Square $10,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Logan Square
Near West Side Community Development Corporation West Haven $10,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in West Haven
Quad Communities Development Corporation Quad Communities $10,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Quad Communities
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $10,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Pilsen
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $10,000 Health Provide access to bikeshare program for low-moderate income residents
Central States SER Little Village $10,000 Health Provide access to bikeshare program for low-moderate income residents
Claretian Associates South Chicago $10,000 Health Support neighborhood-based health projects
Gads Hill Center Pilsen $10,000 Health Support neighborhood-based health projects
Jane Adams Resource Corporation Cross Community $10,000 Health Provide access to bikeshare program for low-moderate income residents
Metropolitan Family Services Englewood $10,000 Health Provide access to bikeshare program for low-moderate income residents
The CARA Program Quad Communities $10,000 Health Provide access to bikeshare program for low-moderate income residents
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $10,000 Health Support neighborhood-based health projects
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $10,000 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Pilsen
Near West Side Community Development Corporation West Haven $10,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Northwest Side Housing Center Belmont Cragin $9,975 Placemaking Design and install banners to encourage sense of place in Belmont Cragin
The Community Builders Quad Communities $8,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Lawndale Christian Development Corporation North Lawndale $8,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Teamwork Englewood Englewood $8,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
BUILD Cross Community $8,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Teamwork Englewood Englewood $7,500 Civic Tech Launch a neighborhood news campaign informated by data
LaSalle Street Church Near North $7,500 Civic Tech Launch a neighborhood news campaign informated by data
Enlace Chicago Little Village $7,500 Civic Tech Launch a neighborhood news campaign informated by data
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $7,500 Civic Tech Launch a neighborhood news campaign informated by data
The Resurrection Project Pilsen $7,500 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Chicago Men in Action Cross Community $7,500 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Center for Changing Lives Logan Square $7,500 Financial Opportunities Partner with financial institutions to improve financial stability in Logan Square
Instituto del Progreso Latino Pilsen $7,500 Financial Opportunities Partner with financial institutions to improve financial stability in Pilsen
Metropolitan Family Services Englewood $7,500 Financial Opportunities Partner with financial institutions to improve financial stability in Englewood
Northwest Side Housing Center Belmont Cragin $7,000 Safety Promote safe spaces, support youth basketball
Board of Trustees of UIC Auburn Gresham $6,750 Health Provide health services to families at school-based health center
Quad Communities Development Corporation Quad Communities $5,703 New Communities Network Engage and mobilize local residents and institutions concerning quality of life issues in Quad Communities
Alivio Medical Center Pilsen $3,980 Health Assess impact of school-based health centers
Board of Trustees of UIC Auburn Gresham $3,980 Health Assess impact of school-based health centers
Centro de Salud y Esperanza Chicago Lawn $3,980 Health Assess impact of school-based health centers
Near North Health Service Corporation Cross Community $3,980 Health Assess impact of school-based health centers
A Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Pullman $3,000 Placemaking Create a mural of Pullman Porters to brand the historic site
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