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ACCION Chicago

ACCION Chicago is a nonprofit alternative lending organization dedicated to providing credit and other business services to small business owners who do not have access to traditional sources of financing. By encouraging the economic self-reliance of microentrepreneurs throughout the Chicagoland area, ACCION Chicago strives to help businesses and communities grow. Many of our clients do not have access to traditional bank loans. The small size of their loan request and limited credit history regularly make them ineligible for conventional financing and unable to obtain the credit they need to grow their businesses. ACCION Chicago provides the credit and training necessary to help small business owners increase their incomes, create new jobs, and strengthen their communities.

AIA CHICAGO

The Chicago Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, also known as AIA Chicago, is a non-profit, member organization for architects, students enrolled in architectural programs, and people in affiliated professions or industries. We offer continuing education programs, lectures, award programs, specialized committees (such as Committee on the Environment, Interior Architecture, and Historic Resources), advocacy for architects, and information for consumers looking for an architect.

ALDA Chicago

Founded in 1985, volunteer group of people with hearing loss (late-deafened, hard of hearing, deaf, oral deaf) provides support, information, communication, social connection, entertainment and advocacy on hearing loss issues. Membership reaches all over the Chicago area and northwest Indiana.

Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County

As the lead agency for Cook County’s Continuum of Care,the Alliance brings together a range of services and housing options for homeless people. The Alliance convenes a variety of stakeholders to cooperatively set priorities, collect data,rank project applications, and measure outcomes. In coordinating the annual application to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for homeless assistance grants, the Alliance brings approximately $8 million per year to support over forty homeless programs inthe region.

Altruistic Communications & Concepts

Altruistic Communications is a media relations firm providing multi-media consulting, PR, imaging and talent procurement: connecting celebrities, artists, brands, producers and special events.We also specialize in project creation and development.

ALYO Children's Dance Theatre

ALYO is a nfp organization with the mission to provide high quality arts education programs. Our programs explore African centered folklore through dance and rhythm. We offer instruction in to youth and families in weekly studio classes. Our Youth Company and Adult Ensemble offer outreach performance and instructional programs that target youth and families.

American Indian Health Service of Chicago, Inc.

American Indian Health Service of Chicago (AIHSC) provides Primary Healthcare, Mental Health and Community Health Services to the American Indian population of Chicago, Illinois.AIHSC is the only American Indian Health Program in Illinois and we are dedicated to providing culturally sensitive and quality primary health care services to American Indians and their families residing in the area.

Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation

We raise private money for support of innovative and excellent programs in the Ann Arbor Public Schools that are at risk of elimination due to funding reductions. We provide community members opportunities to invest in the future of their.

Apollo Chorus of Chicago

The Apollo Chorus of Chicago is the area's premier volunteer choir and one of the oldest musical groups in the United States. Its 125-plus auditioned members include men and women of all ages, races, creeds, and occupations brought together by their love of singing. Each season, Apollo presents the masterworks of Western choral music, from Baroque to Broadway. The group has also been featured in several television, recording, and live performance collaborations. Year after year, critics and audiences alike delight in the artistry and passion of Apollo's performances.

Artemis Singers

Artemis Singers, Chicago’s Lesbian feminist chorus, specializes in performing music written or arranged by women. The nonprofit chorus also provides creative opportunities for women interested in choral production. Founded in 1980, the group is comprised of women with diverse backgrounds who are dedicated to effecting positive change in cultural attitudes toward women and women artists. Artemis Singers was inducted into the City of Chicago’s Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame in 2008. Audiences have seen Artemis Singers at the Chicago History Museum, Skokie Theatre, the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (Gay Games), Women & Children First bookstore, etc. Artemis membership is open to all women singers.

Barrington Career Center (BCC)

The BCC teaches job search skills to individuals in job transition and we coach them through the process of conducting a job search. We are open M-Fri from 10 am till 4 pm. Anyone in job transition is eligible for our services.

Baruch Creative Arts Foundation

The BARUCH CREATIVE ARTS FOUNDATION, INC. (BCAF) is a non-profit, 501(c) 3 organization committed to intergenerational reconnection using educational and artistic opportunities. Our vision is intergenerational continuity and preservation of our invaluable African American history, experience, tradition and culture for future generations.

Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation was founded in late 1992 by Kathleen A. Casey. The foundation is named in memory of her eight year old son, Barrett "Bear" Krupa, who died after a courageous five and a half year battle with Wilms Tumor, a pediatric cancer. The organization’s mission is to eliminate pediatric cancer and to provide hope and support to those who are touched by it. Currently, Bear Necessities funds pediatric cancer research grants through its Bear Discoveries Program and support service grants through its Bear Empowerment Program nationwide on an annual basis. The Bear Hugs Program, here in Chicago, offers patients comfort & courage through unique, customized experiences bringing some happiness and normalcy to the child and their family while battling cancer.

Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation was founded in late 1992 by Kathleen A. Casey. The foundation is named in memory of her eight year old son, Barrett "Bear" Krupa, who died after a courageous five and a half year battle with Wilms Tumor, a pediatric cancer. The organization’s mission is to eliminate pediatric cancer and to provide hope and support to those who are touched by it. Currently, Bear Necessities funds pediatric cancer research grants through its Bear Discoveries Program and support service grants through its Bear Empowerment Program nationwide on an annual basis. The Bear Hugs Program, here in Chicago, offers patients comfort & courage through unique, customized experiences bringing some happiness and normalcy to the child and their family while battling cancer.

Between Friends

Between Friends works to eradicate domestic violence throughout Chicagoland by providing resources to help individuals rebuild their lives and by offering education to youth and the community on ways to prevent domestic violence.

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

The BBAC is a regional art center offering more than 500 visual arts classes per year, for all ages (toddlers to seniors) & levels of experience. Exhibitions throughout the year, free & open to the public. Year-round Gallery Shop with artisan-created work. Family-friendly events.

Cameroon America AIDS Alliance

The Cameroon America AIDS Alliance is working with local partners in Cameroon, Africa, to help stem the spread of HIV/AIDS and alleviate the physical and psychological devastation of the disease. Using bold, innovative programs, CAAA is helping individuals and organizations better understand and respond to the AIDS epidemic through prevention education, testing, treatment, counseling, and promotion of healthy lifestyles. CAAA is committed to operating a highly effective programmatic model that, in time, will be replicated in other African nations in the battle against HIV/AIDS.

Captions Midwest

Website lists captioned entertainment, especially theater; created by a coalition of hearing-loss groups to encourage more theaters and entertainment venues to offer captioned performances so their offerings are accessible to people who are hard of hearing or deaf. Website defines and explains different methods of accessibility for people with hearing loss.

Care for Real

Care for Real Food Pantry has been serving the needs of the poor in the Edgewater community for 41 years. Our mission is to help our neighbors in the community by providing food, clothing and referral services to those in need. We do this through on-site distribution, delivery to the homebound, a free clothes closet, and a case management program to help clients connect with other services they may require. We recently added a Pet Food Pantry to assist those with limited income to feed their beloved companions by providing free pet food.

Caribbean Association of MIdwest America

C.A.M.A. is an organization that promotes and educates the Midwest on issues impacting Caribbean nationals both in the U.S. and the Caribbean

Catholic Campaign for Human Development

The mission of CCHD since 1970,has been to address the root causes of poverty through education and through supporting social justice causes as they adhere to the teachings of the Catholic Church. Catholic Social Teaching impels us to practice God’s love for humanity. As an instrument of evangelization, CCHD places the value of the human person and society in relationship with the light of the Gospel. CCHD funds mainly come from parishes that participate in the CCHD annual collection, taken on the third weekend in November each year.

CatNap from the Heart

CatNap from the Heart is a nonprofit animal shelter located in LaGrange Park IL. We specialize in the rescue and adoption of cats, kittens, birds and small mammals. All cats and kittens are spayed or neutered prior to adoption, microchipped, vaccinated and tested neg for FeLV and FIV. We are a limited access facility due to space considerations. We also do limited boarding.

Center for Asian Arts and Media, Columbia College Chicago

The Center for Asian Arts and Media is a multidisciplinary arts center, dedicated to supporting, promoting and presenting arts and media programs by and about Asians and Asian Americans.Our organization brings together accomplished artists, scholars, and community builders from Chicago, the United States and abroad for lively and reflective artistic programs and events.As the first Asian arts center founded by a college or university in the Midwest, the Center for Asian Arts and Media places Columbia College Chicago at the forefront of the heightened awareness of Asian and Asian American culture.

Center for Neighborhood Technology

Founded in 1978, CNT is a creative think-and-do tank that combines rigorous research and analysis with effective actions that offer paths to scale. CNT’s mission is to promote more livable and sustainable urban communities. We have tackled a wide range of issues, always with an eye toward simultaneously improving the environment, strengthening the economy, and advancing equity. We work across disciplines and issues, including transportation and community development, energy, natural resources, and climate change. CNT is a recipient of the 2009 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.

Center for Tax and Budget Accountability

The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability is a bi-partisan 501(C)(3) research and advocacy think tank that promotes fair, efficient and progressive tax, spending and economic policies.

Central District Organizing Project (CDOP)

CDOP is a community organizing collective working together to gain power to improve the historic Midtown Central District neighborhood of Gary, Indiana. Our organization develops grassroots leaders & organizes local issue campaigns. We practice "direct action" tactics to win real improvements in the lives of real people. We unite residents, religious organizations, community organizations, and individual activists into a powerful coalition fighting for social and economic justice in our community.

Central Street Neighbors Association

Central Street Neighbors Association (CSNA) is a non-profit membership group formed to promote and preserve the vitality and quality of life of the Central Street Neighborhood in Evanston, Illinois.

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre (CRDT) uniquely fuses contemporary dance, live music and visual art with programs that express the stories of American diversity, creating work both thought-provoking and accessible.

Chicago Architecture Foundation

The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing public interest and education in architecture and design. We offer exhibitions, panel discussions, youth and adult education programs, as well as over 85 architecture tours, including our popular river cruise. All tours are led by our knowledgeable volunteer docents.

Chicago Artists Resource

The Chicago Artists Resource provides information and a community platform for artists and arts organizations in music, dance, literary, theater and visual art through its website, enews and related programs at the Chicago Cultural Center. CAR is a program of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs

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