2021 grantees

Each year women join Impact Grants Chicago to collectively fund $100,000 Impact Grants to Chicago nonprofits that are dedicated to addressing the challenges facing our city. In 2021, we awarded four Impact Grants of $100,000 and four $20,000 Merit Grants.

$100,000 Impact Grant Award Recipients

The mission of Chicago Survivors is “to ensure that these vulnerable community members get the support they need to navigate their loss.”

Chicago Youth Programs’ mission is “to improve the health and life opportunities of at-risk youth using a comprehensive approach aimed at developing their capabilities.”

The mission of Deborah’s Place is to “open doors of opportunity for women experiencing homelessness in Chicago. Supportive housing and services offer women their key to healing, achieving their goals and moving on from the experience of homelessness.”

Resilience’s mission is “to be an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the healing and empowerment of sexual assault survivors through non-judgmental crisis intervention counseling, individual and group trauma therapy, and medical and legal advocacy in the greater Chicago metropolitan area.”