Funding Sources

During our 30 year history there have been many individual donors to PACT, large and small. All are very much appreciated and have contributed to our ability to continue the pursuit of our mission. In addition to those contributions, there have been sigificant donations and grants from instituitons that have been critical to our development, and that are identifed below as a small recognition of our appreciation.

Black United Fund

The goal of the Black United Fund of Illinois is to support organizations that have the demonstrated ability or potential to:

  • Advance economic development in the African American community;
  • Develop effective educational programs for youth and improve education in the public schools;
  • Preserve African American history and advance creative work in the performing, literary, and visual arts;
  • Offer health and social services to the community, especially services designed to improve the quality of life for African American families;
  • Respond to community needs and empower people to eliminate root causes of deprivation rather than just treat symptoms;
  • Engage in independent research, where required, to determine needs and to evaluate the quality of life in the African American community.
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The Chicago Community Trust

Through the grants made by The Chicago Community Trust and its affiliates, we strive to provide a clear reflection of our donors’ charitable intent by supporting the efforts of community organizations working to improve the lives of our region’s residents. These are a few of the stories.

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The Field Foundation

The Field Foundation seeks to provide support for community, civic and cultural organizations in the Chicago area, enabling both new and
established programs to test innovations, to expand proven strengths or to address specific, time-limited operational needs.

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Woods Fund of Chicago

Woods Fund of Chicago is a grantmaking foundation whose goal is to increase opportunities for less advantaged people and communities in the metropolitan area, including the opportunity to shape decisions affecting them. The foundation works primarily as a funding partner with nonprofit organizations. Woods supports nonprofits in their important roles of engaging people in civic life, addressing the causes of poverty and other challenges facing the region, promoting more effective public policies, reducing racism and other barriers to equal opportunity, and building a sense of community and common ground.

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