The Chicago Community Trust



For more than 92 years, The Chicago Community Trust has worked hand in hand with thousands of local residents who see how good Chicago can be and who want to be part of a promising future.


It is dedicated to the Chicago region and to endowing its future. Together with its donors, the Trust continues to address the region's pressing challenges and most promising opportunities.



The mission of the Trust is to lead and inspire philanthropic efforts that measurably improve the quality of life and the prosperity of Chicago.


Web Address

www.cct.org/

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/thechicagocommunitytrust

Twitter - @chitrust

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.cct.org/taxonomy/term/97/all/feed

Assets

$1,582,884,555 - 2011-09-30
$1,635,374,374 - 2006-09-30


Giving

$107,880,213 - 2011-09-30
$73,888,335 - 2006-09-30


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Recent News from Chicago Community Trust


Pilot program grants inmates business training
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

“Recovery programs are utterly essential in prison,” said Robin Casarjian, executive director at Lion Heart Foundation—a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing social learning programs...more

Industry and Philanthropy Unite for Healthier Rivers, Habitats, Communities
Foundation: Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Joyce Foundation

Green space, wildlife habitat and stormwater management are essential to the vitality of our river systems—and to the health and safety of...more

Chi-Cal Rivers Fund Announces $960000 in Grants
Foundation: Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Joyce Foundation

Chi-Cal Rivers Fund Announces $960,000 in Grants ... Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), the fund is supported...more

Chi-Cal Rivers Fund Announces $960000 in GrantsPublic–private partnership funds five projects ...
Foundation: Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Joyce Foundation

The Chicago Community Trust, our region's community foundation, partners with donors to leverage their philanthropy in ways that transform lives...more

On the Table conversations to focus on metro Detroit's youth
Foundation: Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Chicago Community Trust

"What we hope is that good ideas actually get tried," Community Foundation President Mariam Noland said. "Some of these will be things...more

Helene Gayle to Lead Chicago Community Trust, Former CDC Head to Helm Global-Health Startup
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust, Packard Foundation

... to South Africa and senior adviser to President Obama, was selected as acting president of the billionaire George Soros's philanthropy in New...more

JPMorgan Chase to invest $40 million in Chicago's South and West sides
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Joyce Foundation

It amounts to a 50 percent increase in JPMorgan Chase's philanthropic .... executive director of global philanthropy for the Midwest region at...more

Philanthropy vs. Gun Violence: Pay Attention to Chicago
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Joyce Foundation

This August, 45 people died from 249 incidents of gun violence in Chicago, according to reporting by DNAinfo. Those are tragic numbers, but...more

Rancho Los Cerritos invites public to talk culture, history as Around the Table Super Host
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust, Long Beach Community Foundation

Around the table is a citywide effort by We Love Long Beach, in partnership with the Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) and the John S....more

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