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Impact Grants Chicago is the Philanos giving circle affiliate in Chicago IL.

Impact Grants Chicago, Chicago IL | PHILANOS giving circle network for women in philanthropy

Impact Grants Chicago
PO Box 578082
Chicago, IL 60657
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Who are we
Impact Grants Chicago was founded in 2017 as a women’s collective giving organization that awards $100,000 grants to Chicago nonprofits. Since June of 2017 we have granted $1,520,000, including 13 $100,000 Impact Grants and 11 Merit Grants.  About Us 

Our mission
Impact Grants Chicago connects, engages and inspires women to improve our community by collectively funding $100,000 grants to Chicago nonprofits that are dedicated to addressing the challenges facing our city. We are committed to doing our work through the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusionOur Mission and Values

Join us
Membership is open to all women, age 18 or older, who contribute at least $1,000 annually. Membership is renewable on an annual basis beginning in June of each year. We welcome all levels of engagement. Join us


is Illinois’ statewide association representing both grantmakers and nonprofits, as well as their advisors and allies. Their mission is to build a vibrant social impact sector for all the people of Illinois, providing education, advocacy, thought leadership, and facilitating collective action around issues that are important to their over 1,100 members and to the sector. Grantmaker members include private foundations, public charities, corporations, donor-advised funds, charitable trusts, and individual philanthropists. They also actively engage social entrepreneurs, impact investors, and B-Corps to spur innovation in the sector.

Chicago Community Trust

unites generous donors, committed nonprofits and caring residents to effect lasting change that moves our entire region forward. The Trust’s vision is a thriving, equitable and connected Chicago region where people of all races, places and identities have the opportunity to reach their potential. For more than a century, the Trust has convened, supported, funded and accelerated the work of community members and change-makers committed to strengthening the Chicago region.

    The Chicago Booth Rustandy Center    

    is the destination at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business for people committed to helping solve complex social and environmental problems. As Chicago Booth’s social impact hub, the Rustandy Center offers hands-on learning opportunities, supports innovative courses, and pursues research—all with the goal of developing people and practices with the potential to solve the world’s biggest problems. 

    Discover Chicago

    Chicago (#chicago) has been voted the “best large city” for four years in a row by Conde Nast magazine readers for obvious reasons. Big-city culture coupled with midwestern hospitality, a magnificent waterfront, world-class museums, famed restaurants, iconic architecture and a rich theatre and music scene, all within 77 vibrant neighborhoods, create a premiere cityChoose Chicago 

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