As of January 17, 2017, our Board of Directors has awarded more than $34 million in grants, including the following:

Winter – Renewal Funding – $1,353,774

On January 17, 2017, Get IN Chicago’s Board of Directors approved grants to renew select current programs and provide technical assistance support. More information about recipient organizations will be available soon.

Fall – Renewal Funding – $3,671,762

On September 16, 2016 and October 26, 2016, Get IN Chicago’s Board of Directors approved grants to renew select current programs and provide technical assistance support, including:

July 2016 Board Meeting – $6,359,763

On July 19, 2016, Get IN Chicago’s Board of Directors approved grants for mentoring, CBT, technical assistance, and program renewals, including:

SYNC CBT and Mentoring Services

Summer – Renewal Funding – $3,425,000

On June 14, 2016, Get IN Chicago’s Board of Directors approved grants to continue service with a number of current programs. Funded organizations include the following:

Spring Funding – $2,121,127

On April 19, 2016, Get IN Chicago’s Board of Directors approved grants for summer programming, renewals, technical assistance, and fall training for mentoring and CBT. Recipient organizations include:

Fall Training for CBT and Mentoring

Winter Funding – $1,543,196

On January 19, 2016, our Board of Directors approved grants for a number of new and renewed programs, including Community Collaboration and Resident Empowerment (CCRE).

New Programs – $1,037,550

On November 3, 2015, Get IN Chicago announced grants approved by our Board of Directors for new workforce development and cognitive behavioral therapy programs, as well as better services for youth involved in Cook County probation.  They include:

Expanded and Renewed Programs – $1,007,600

On November 3, 2015, Get IN Chicago announced more than $1 million in grants approved by our Board of Directors, including the expansion and renewal of the following innovation and parent leadership programs:

Fall 2015 – $1,730,000

On August 26, 2015, Get IN Chicago announced grants approved by our Board of Directors for mentoring, CBT, workforce development/technology, and innovative wraparound services with new partners, including:

Youth Shout Out – $479,000

The Youth Shout Out project, a collaboration between Allstate, gravitytank, Get IN Chicago, and The Chicago Community Trust, aimed to give young people the opportunity to incorporate their own experiences and ideas into projects to reduce violence in their communities.  The following organizations will implement pilot projects from these ideas after grant approval from the Get IN Chicago Board of Directors:

Technical Assistance and Capacity Building- $787,600

Get IN Chicago is committed to increasing capacity of our organizations and the communities in which we work.  The following organizations will provide one-on-one consultations and professional development seminars for our grant recipients in the areas of CBT, mentoring, parent leadership, and more with grants approved by our Board of Directors:

Violence Response Initiative- $230,000

With Get IN Chicago’s Violence Response Initiative (VRI), grant recipient organizations will provide clinical and community support to survivors, family members and residents within 72 hours of shooting incidents. Additionally, the organizations are addressing violence before it occurs by working at the community level in each neighborhood. Recipients for grants approved by our Board of Directors include:

2015 Renewals- $2,795,000

Get IN Chicago is proud to announce that the following grant recipients will receive additional funds approved by our Board of Directors to expand depth and breadth of service as well as reach more youth for the 2015-2016 year:

Mentoring

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Innovation- Restorative Justice

Summer 2015 – $960,259

Our Board of Directors proudly awards funding to ten organizations who will serve 860 Chicago youth with safe, valuable summer programming aligned with our mission.  Programs receiving summer grants were chosen based on their ability to provide structured time, pro-social environments, and skills development.  Summer programming will start in July 2015.

Chicago Design Competition – $1,000,000

The Chicago Design Competition gave organizations the chance to explore programs with the potential to reduce violence in Chicago and be replicated nationally.  The winning proposal from Children’s Home + Aid, a partnership with Youth Advocate Programs, Inc., combines cognitive behavioral therapy with intensive advocacy support for 220 at-risk youth in Englewood and West Englewood.  The program will begin in 2015.

Cohort 2 – $2,143,826

On November 10, 2014, Get IN Chicago’s Board of Directors awarded grants to twelve organizations, serving 1,425 youth and parents in three program areas: Mentoring, Cognitive Behavioral/Family Therapy, and Parent Leadership/Engagement. Programs will begin in 2015. Chicago Youth Centers joined the Parent Leadership cohort in summer 2015.

Mentoring

Cognitive Behavioral & Family Therapy

Parent Leadership

Cohort 1- $1,940,204

On May 7, 2014, Get IN Chicago’s Board of Directors awarded $1,940,204 in grants to eleven organizations, serving 1,220 youth and parents in four program areas: Mentoring, Cognitive Behavioral/Family Therapy, Parent Leadership/Engagement and Innovation. Programs began July 1, 2014 and are eligible for renewal and increase June 30, 2015.

Mentoring

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Parent Leadership

Innovation- Restorative Justice

Summer 2013 (awards from Public Safety Action Committee) – $1,848,073