Our Funders

Our partnership-driven research is primarily supported by foundation grants and gifts from individual donors. We focus on research questions posed by policymakers and community partners, and not studies commissioned by funders. We are grateful to receive support from a number of foundations who see value in supporting practitioner-driven research.

Foundations that Support Our Work

Arnold Ventures

Bridges to Brighter Futures

Chicago Beyond

Chicago Community Trust


Crown Family Philanthropies

The Finnegan Family Foundation

The Joyce Foundation

J-PAL North America

McCormick Foundation

Pierce Family Foundation

Polk Bros. Foundation

Steans Family Foundation

UChicago Women's Board

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