Crime Lab Billionaire Ken Griffin takes on Chicago crime with $10M to prevent violence
Chicago Sun-Times / April 11, 2018
By Frank Main
Chicago’s five major sports teams pledged a total of $1 million late last year to bankroll violence-prevention programs in the city.
Now, Chicago billionaire Ken Griffin — listed by Forbes as Illinois’ richest man — is upping the ante.
Griffin is donating $10 million toward the city’s efforts to reduce gun violence, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office announced Tuesday.