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University of Chicago and Philanthropy Partners Announce Grants to Tackle the Racial Wealth Divide and Foster Urban Equity in Chicago

April 9

  CHICAGO, IL— Today, the University of Chicago’s Office of Civic Engagement announced the winners of its new Urban America Forward Catalyst Grant program. The program awards $35,000 grants to racial justice or social justice non-profit organizations to bolster their capacity to carry out financial empowerment and reduce the racial wealth gap in their cities. […]

Illinois News features Sunshine’s Role in the PERC Initiative

April 8

Sunshine is proud to be 1 of 5 organizations offering technical assistance to returning citizens to start and grow businesses! This past Monday, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced this new innovative program at Sunshine’s headquarters. This new program helps former offenders become entrepreneurs and increases economic opportunity for the city’s most needed communities! Training services for […]