Leaders and Media & Storytelling: Two New Initiatives

By February 5, 2019Field News

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FIELD & MACARTHUR FOUNDATIONS LAUNCH TWO MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENTS TOWARD A MORE RACIALLY EQUITABLE CHICAGO

CHICAGO  — The Field Foundation is launching two new programs, supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to help make Chicago more racially equitable. These initiatives will award $5 million in grants for areas, organizations and individuals often left out of philanthropic giving. They will nurture new sources of civic and media leadership for Chicago’s future.

As Chicago redefines itself, Leaders for a New Chicago will advance equity and access to opportunity, and foster conditions that recognize and promote people who bring a broad diversity of background and experience to leadership positions. Leaders for a New Chicago is now accepting nominationsThe Media & Storytelling program, with additional support from the Democracy Fund, will open for applications April 15, 2019. Both programs will further boost the Field Foundation’s innovative grantmaking model of Community Empowerment through Justice, Art, and Leadership Investment.

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