Get IN Chicago is an innovative five-year, $50 million partnership that focuses on identifying, funding and rigorously evaluating evidence-based programs that lead to sustainable reductions in violence for individuals and communities. Since 2013, GIC has awarded grants totaling more than $13 million to support community programs at 45 non-profit organizations, reaching nearly 10,000 at-risk youth and their… Read More


Get IN Chicago accepts Letters of Interest (LOIs) on a rolling basis for new programs. Our upcoming August 15 deadline is for programs that wish to start service in January, February, and March of 2016.  Full information about funding criteria and questions that must be answered in the LOI can be found on our website:… Read More


How can we collaborate better, evaluate better, and layer our systems of support to make sure that the right kids receive the right therapy services in schools?  At the recent Get IN Chicago summit, Colleen Cicchetti of Lurie Children’s Hospital posed that question to a standing room only crowd of therapists, teachers, principals, non-profit administrators, researchers, and community… Read More


As part of our commitment to evaluation, we are excited about our partnership with NORC at the University of Chicago!  In the coming year, we will work with Carrie Markovitz, PhD and Bruce Taylor, PhD on an intensive evaluation of mentoring programs.  On Friday, June 26th, representatives from our current mentoring grant recipient organizations joined us at the… Read More