Polk Bros. Foundation Blog

April 7, 2018

Celebrating 10 years of the Affordable Rental Housing Preservation award

Celebrating 10 years of the Affordable Rental Housing Preservation Award By Deborah Bennett, Senior Program Officer Chicago has a shortage of affordable housing. The supply of […]
September 4, 2017

Introduction to the Partnership for Safe and Peaceful Communities

Introduction to the Partnership for Safe and Peaceful Communities Chicago’s gun violence crisis requires all of us to make community safety a priority. Last year, following […]
August 30, 2014

Spotlight on DePaul University’s Legal Resource Project

Spotlight on DePaul University’s Legal Resource Project Small and mid-size nonprofit organizations that serve immigrants and refugees can often struggle to keep up with evolving immigration […]
August 25, 2014

Spotlight on the Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance

Spotlight on the Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance As a founding collaborator in the Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance (CWFA) in 2012, Polk Bros. Foundation teamed with five […]
June 6, 2014

Spotlight on citywide collaboratives addressing homelessness

Spotlight on citywide collaboratives addressing homelessness In addition to ongoing grantmaking, Polk Bros. Foundation has played a key role in a number of collaborative, citywide efforts […]
March 9, 2014

Spotlight on Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Spotlight on Cabrini Green Legal Aid The comprehensive work that Cabrini Green Legal Aid (CGLA) provides its legal clients goes far beyond handling individual legal matters. […]