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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.

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www.cct.org/

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Recent News from Chicago Community Trust


Chicago-area foundations upped grant-making by 52% in 2021
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

The Chicago Community Trust, No. 2 on this year's ranking with $4.78 billion in assets, saw the largest surge in grants paid—a whopping...more

The Lake County Community Foundation and McMullan Donor Advised Fund Partner To ...
Foundation: Lake County Community Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

The Lake County Community Foundation (LCCF) recently announced over $500000 in grants combined with another $500000 in grants from an...more

5 New Members Elected to University's Board of Trustees
Foundation: McCormick Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

She is also the co-founder with her husband, Life Trustee Donovan McNabb '98, of the Donovan McNabb Fund, and a partner in their...more

Chicago Community Trust's Daniel Ash is named the new president of the Field Foundation of Illinois
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust, Field Foundation of Illinois

... but he is looking forward to continued collaboration with them in the grantmaking and philanthropy world. Daniel Ash, the new president of...more

Philanthropy & Giving - The Chicago Community Trust
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

We Connect Philanthropy to Impact · The Trust fulfills an essential role at the heart of Chicago philanthropy. · Our philanthropic advisors...more

A Program for Youth Is Reshaping Arts Education in Chicago - YES! Magazine
Foundation: McCormick Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

“And I would argue that creative skills and some of the skills that are developed through art are going to be probably more important than...more

Can A Foundation Collaborative Promote Economic And Racial Justice?
Foundation: Connecticut Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Chicago Community Trust, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Three Connecticut community foundations have assets totaling more than $2 billion. Cesar Aleman, the director of the newly formed Connecticut Urban Opportunity Collaborative, was announced as their...more

Growing American leadership on the Sustainable Development Goals - Brookings Institution
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust, United Nations Foundation

The event featured elected officials, young leaders, and leaders from philanthropy, business, and universities whose collective work on the...more

ADVANTAGES OF YOUR PHILANTHROPY AT THE CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

SHOULD BECOME YOUR PHILANTHROPIC ADVISOR. PHILANTHROPY IS ALL WE DO. The Chicago Community Trust is focused exclusively on...more

President Biden Announces Five Key Nominations
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

She is an experienced social entrepreneur and public sector leader. She has supported community social entrepreneurs and educators through...more



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