Fiscal Year 2016

Growers participate in a seed swap sponsored by AUA on Chicago’s north side, an activity meant to share seeds for foods that are culturally significant to several immigrant populations
Grantee Amount($)
Lincoln Provision Scholarship Program 24,846
Community Development
Association House 20,000
Ada S. McKinley Educational Services 5,000
Bethel New Life 20,000
The Law Project 5,000
Chicago Rehab Network 5,000
Garfield Park Community Council 32,400
Greater Southwest Development Corporation 25,000
Chicago Commons 20,000
Accion Chicago 15,000
Working Credit 25,000
Cancer Research
Northwestern Memorial Foundation 100,000
Agriculture/Food Industry
Family Farmed 10,000
Seven Generations Ahead 10,000
Triton College Youth Agriculture Program 4,000
Angelic Organics Learning Center 20,000
Columbia College Chicago (Papermaker Garen) 5,000
Membership: SloFig 300
Sponsorship: FarmAid 30 2,500
Growing Home 15,000
Peterson Garden Project 10,000
Chicago Botanic Garden: Windy City Harvest 30,000
Growing Power 15,000
Illinois Stewardship Alliance (Band of Farmers) 10,000
Faith in Place 10,000
Plant Chicago 10,000
New Venture Fund: Fresh Taste 30,000
FamilyFarmed: Good Food Festival sponsorship 5,000
Membership: Sustainable Ag & Food Systems Funders 1,100
Jewish Organizations/Programs
Oak Park Temple 10,000
Jewish Council on Urban Affairs 15,000
Chabad Jewish Center 10,000
CJE Senior Life 5,000
Jewish United Fund 15,000
Mt. Zion Congregation 5,000
Temple Beth Elohim 5,000
New Israel Fund 15,000
The Self Help Home (2 grants) 16,700
Institute for the Next Jewish Future 2,000
Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School 20,000
University of Chicago Law School 200,000
American Bar Foundation 250
Opportunity Knocks 15,000
Delta Institute 1,000
Carolina Ballet 2,500
Center for Speech and Language Disorders 5,000
Medical Foundation of NC 10,000
Stanford University (Philosophy Talk Radio Program Fund) 1,000
Synapse House 3,000
Silver Platter Foundation Inc. 1,000
Lurie Children’s Foundation 1,000
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