Recognizing the importance and effectiveness of collaboration, The Chicago Community Trust supports funder collaboratives, which bring together leadership and funding from multiple foundations, corporations and donors to respond to a particular issue. These collaboratives help funders mobilize and leverage resources needed to achieve greater impact for the community. Following are funder collaboratives of the Trust and the nonprofit organizations they awarded grants to in 2020.


16th Street Theater A.B.L.E Artists Breaking Limits and Expectations About Face Theatre Collective Actors Training Center Acts Of Kindness Cabaret Aerial Dance Chicago Africa International House Aguijon Theater Company Alma Dance Theater, NFP American Indian Center Inc (AIC) Arc Gallery and Educational Foundation Artemisia Theatre Art Encounter Artistic Home Acting Ensemble Arts Alive Chicago Arts Alliance Illinois Arts Connection of Central Illinois Arts in Bartlett The Arts of Life ArtsPartners of Central Illinois Artstarts Company Asian Improv aRts Midwest Así Somos | Who We Are National Project Audience Architects NFP Axé Capoeira Chicago Ayodele Drum and Dance Ballet Chicago Ballet Folklorico De Chicago Ballet Quad Cities Barrel of Monkeys Productions Bella Voce Black Ensemble Theater Blair Thomas & Co. Blues Kids Foundation Blue Tin Production The Brass Band of Central Illinois Broken Nose Theatre Bronzeville Historical Society Cabinet of Curiosity Central Illinois Youth Symphony Cerqua Rivera Art Experience Changing Worlds Chicago Art Department Chicago Artists Coalition Chicago Arts and Music Project Chicago Children's Choir Chicago Children's Theatre Chicago City Theatre Company Chicago Comedy Film Festival Chicago Composers Orchestra Chicago Cuatro Orchestra Project Chicago Cultural Alliance Chicago Film Archives Chicago Filmmakers Chicago Folks Operetta, NFP Chicago Fringe Opera Chicago Gay Mens Chorus Chicago Human Rhythm Project Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chicago Mobile Makers Chicago Moving Company Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center, Inc. Chicago Repertory Ballet Chicago Sinfonietta Chicago Tap Theatre, NFP City Lit Theatre Company Civitas Ensemble Collaboraction Theatre Company, Inc. Comfort Station, NFP Community Center for the Arts Congo Square Theatre Company Constellation Performing Arts ConTextos Cornerstone Academy of Performing Arts, Inc. Corn Stock Theatre Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange Crossing Borders Music Collective Dal Niente New Music, NFP Danville Light Opera CO, Inc. Deeply Rooted Productions Dream Big Education DuSable Museum of African American History, Inc. Eastlight Theatre, Inc. Eclipse Theatre Company Edwardsville Arts Center Elastic Arts Foundation En las Tablas Performing Arts, NFP ETA Creative Arts Foundation Experimental Sound Studio Fifth House Ensemble Firebird Community Arts For the People Artists Collective, LLC Forward Momentum Chicago, NFP Fox Valley Music Foundation Free Lunch Academy Freeport Arts Center Free Streets Programs, Inc. Free Write Arts & Literacy, NFP Full Spectrum Features, NFP Fund for Innovative T V Galena Center for the Arts Galesburg Civic Art League, Inc. Galesburg Museums, Inc. Galesburg Symphony Society Gateway to Music and Arts German-American-National-Congress, Inc. The Gift Theatre Company Gilloury Institute Silk Road Rising Global Girls Green Star Movement, NFP Gus Giordanos Jazz Dance Chicago, Inc. Haitian American Museum of Chicago The Haymarket Opera Company, NFP Heartland Productions Heaven Gallery Hedwig Dances, Inc. Hibernian Transmedia, NFP  Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois, Inc. Honey Pot Performance The House Development Corporation, NFP House of Miles East St. Louis The HUB Arts & Cultural Center Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Inc. Humor for Hope, Inc. Hyde Park School of Dance Ignition Community Glass In My Brother's Shoes Instituto Cervantes of Chicago, Inc. International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago Interrobang Theatre Project, Inc. Intonation Music Workshop Invictus Theatre Company Jacksonville Symphony Society Jacoby Arts Center Kalapriya Center for Indian Performing Arts Khecari Klezmer Music Foundation Kokandy Productions Korean Cultural Center of Chicago Korean Performing Arts Institute of Chicago Kuumba Lynx Lakeside Singers Lampo, Inc. Lation Art Beat, Inc. Lawyers for the Creative Arts League of Chicago Theatres Foundation Lifeline Productions, Inc. Links Hall Little Black Pearl Workshop Live the Spirit Residency Lookingglass Theatre Company Lucky Plush Productions Lukaba Productions Macoupin Art Collective Mandala Arts Mariachi Heritage Foundation, Inc. Maywood Fine Arts Association Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago, Inc. Mezcla Media Collective The Miracle Center, Inc. Muntu Dance Theatre Musical Arts Institute Music in Urban Schools Inspiring Change Muslim American Leadership Alliance Najwa Dance Corps National Cambodian Museum & Killing Fields Memorial National Indo-American Museum National Museum of Mexican Art The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture National Veterans Art Museum Natya Dance Theatre The Neo-Futurists Nitsch Theatre Arts, NFP North Central Illinois Artworks Oak Park Festival Theatre Old Town School of Folk Music Orion Chamber Ensemble Pachacamac Folk Foundation Peoria Area Civic Chorale Pigment International Foundation Praize Productions, Inc. Pride Films and Plays Princeton Theater Group Project Danztheatre Ensemble Project Onward Promethean Theatre Ensemble, NFP Public Media Institute Puerto Rican Arts Alliance Quad-City Music Guild Quincy Art Center Red Clay Dance Company, Inc. Red Tape Theatre Company Red Theater Chicago Redtwist Theatre Remix Project Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Ruth Page Foundation Seanachai Theatre Company Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center The Seldoms, NFP Shattered Globe Theatre Shift: Englewood Side Street Studio Arts, NFP Silent Theatre Company, NFP Simple Good Snow City Arts Foundation Soft Cage Films, NFP Sones de México Ensemble Sophia S Choice South Chicago Dance Theatre South Shore Drill Team & Performing Arts Ensemble South Side Community Art Center South Side Jazz Coalition St. Charles Singers Stage 18 Stage Coach Players Still Point Theatre Collective Storycatchers Theatre Strategy for Access Foundation, NFP Strawdog Theatre Company Suzuki-Oriff School for Young Musicians Tall Grass Arts Association Teatro Vista, Theatre With A View Tellin Tales Theatre Theater Wit, NFP Theatre Y Theo Ubique Theatre Third Coast International Audio Festival Three Crows, Inc. Tobacco Road Incorporated Totally Positive Productions Transgressive Theatre-Opera Trickster Art Gallery True Star Foundation, NFP Tru Vision Productions, NFP Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art Ukrainian National Museum Underscore Theater Company Uprising Theater Urbana Champaign Independent Media Center Urban Gateways Urban Theater Chicago, NFP Utopian Theatre Asylum, Inc. Varsity Center for the Arts, Inc. Vermilion Heritage Foundation Vicarious Theatre Company Victory Garden Theater Visceral Dance Chicago, NFP Water People Theater Group, NFP West Point Fellowship, Inc. Woodlawn Arts Academy World Music Foundation Yin He Dance Young Chicago Authors


1st Holy Zion Missionary Baptist Church 83rd Street Block Club 100 N Long 300 Block Club Lotus 300 N Mason Block Club 300 N Pine Block Club 360 Nation 800 N Karlov Block Club 800 N Kedvale 1000 and 1100 Monticello Block Club 1400 N Lockwood Block Club 1400/1500 N Long 1500 N Latrobe/Laramie Block Club 1800 N Lotus Block Club 2016 Ma at, Inc. NFP 3301 W Lexington 4800 W Crystal Street Block Club 5100 W Concord Place Block Club 5800 Rice Street Block Club 5900 West Ohio Block Club 8000 Constance Block Club ABC Pilsen Agape Werks, Inc. Alianza Leadership Institute All Family Active ALFA Alliance 98 Alliance of the Southeast Archi-Treasures Association Arthur Lockhart Resource Institute Austin Adams Block Club Austin Green Team Austin Town Hall Park Art & Culture Committee Automotive Mentoring Group, Inc. The BASE Chicago (Boston Astros Baseball Club Incorporated) Bethel Lutheran Church Beyond the Ball, NFP Bishop Shepard Little Memorial Center The Black Star Project Boxing Out Negativity, Inc. Brothers Standing Together, Inc. Brown House Experience Bullying Prevention and Awareness 365 Bush Community Gardeners Organization Center of Higher Development Central Austin Neighborhood Association Champs Male Mentoring Program- CHIRISE Chasing23 Chicago Adventure Therapy, NFP Chicago Chess Foundation Chicago Cultural Performing Arts and Media Alliance Chicago Eco House Chicago Parks Foundation Chicago Youth Boxing Club, Inc. Christianaire Circles & Ciphers City of Refuge- Chicago Commonwealth Foundation Collective Community Services of Englewood, Inc. Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange Earl's Garden Mae's Kitchen Echo Center Edward G. Irvin Foundation, NFP Elijah's House Englewood Enterprise Gallery Ex-Cons for Community and Social Change Excel Community Development Corporation Fathers, Families and Healthy Communities Fathers Who Care FOUS Youth Development Services Future Ties, NFP GAP Community Center The Garden of Love Getting Connected Getting Grown Collective, Inc. Girls Like Me Project Global Girls Goldin Institute Goodkids Madcity Englewood Grand Boulevard Prevention Services Gyrls in the H.O.O.D Foundation Hands Around the Hundreds Henry Williams Foundation of Love Hyde Park Jazz Festival Ignition Community Glass Imagine Englewood if, NFP Impact Family Center Increase the Harvest, Inc. Insight Project for Kids Institute for Positive Living Jackson Park Golf Association Jackson Park Yacht Club Foundation Jardincito Nature Play Community Garden Jardin Esperenza de la Villita- A Community Nature Play Garden Jehovah Jireh 1 Outreach Ministry Kells Park Community Council Kids Off the Block, Inc. Ladies of Virtue, NFP Live the Spirit Residency Love to Serve, Inc. Major Adams Community Committee Mentor Teacher Brother, Inc. Mindfulness Leader, NFP The Monroe Foundation Mothers OnA Mission28 Nehemiah Trinity Rising Neighborhoods Uniting Kids in Excellence, Inc. New Eclipse Community Alliance NonViolenceWorks North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council Northwest Chicago Pulaski Neighbors Not Before My Parents Nu church Apostolic Ministries One Church One School Community Partnership One For One Chicago OPEN Center for the Arts Opera-Matic, NFP The Original Sixty Fourth Street Beach Drummers, Inc. Peace and Education Coalition of Back of the Yards Peace Makers Worldwide People's Community Development Association of Chicago Power Peace Block Club Prevention Force Family Center Pride ROC Project Impact 180 Project sWISH Rainbow Beach Park Advisory Council Real Men Charities, Inc. Red Clay Dance Company, Inc. Redevelopment Management Resources, Inc. Reflections Foundation The Remix Project The RISE Foundation Rock Enterprises and Development Corporation Roll Call Root-Riot Urban Garden Network Sacred Ground Ministries Sanfoka Safe Child Initiative, Inc. Saving Lives, Inc. Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center Shamar Group Community Development Corporation Something Good in Englewood, Inc. South Austin Neighborhood Association Southeast Chicago Chamber of Commerce South Merrill Community Garden South Side Jazz Coalition Southside Together Organizing for Power St. Agatha Parish Star Farm Chicago The Support Group, Inc. Talented 10th College Prepatory Career Mentoring Organization Taproots, Inc. Teamwork Englewood Territory TGiMovement Think Outside da Block Third Unitarian Church of Chicago Union Impact Center Warriors of Peace Washington Park Advisory Council & Washington Park Residents' Advocacy Council West Humboldt Park Family and Community Development Council Westside Cultural Foundation What About Us Charitable Enterprises, Inc. Windsor Park Foundation, Inc. Working Family Solidarity WRAP Your BYOUty Movement YogaCare


Chicago Cares, Inc. Chicago Jobs Council City Colleges of Chicago Foundation Health and Medicine Policy Research Group

Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund

AgeOptions, Inc. Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment Alternatives Aunt Marthas Health and Wellness, Inc. Boone County Community Foundation Brideway, Inc. Catholic Charities, Inc. Catholic Charities Diocese of Springfield Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Peoria The Center for Youth and Family Solutions Chestnut Health Systems, Inc. Children's Home & Aid Society of Illinois The Community Foundation for McHenry County Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Community Foundation of Macon County Community Foundation of the Quincy Area Community Health Partnership of Illinois Community Life Line DeKalb County Community Foundation Diaper Bank of Northern Illinois Diocese of Rockford-Social Services DREAAM Opportunity Center DuPage Foundation East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Assistance Center Easterseals Central Illinois Edwardsville Community Foundation Equality Illinois Institute Evanston Community Foundation, Inc. Family Counseling Center, Inc. Farmerworker & Landscaper Advocacy Project- FLAP Feeding Illinois Fox Valley United Way Freeport Community Foundation Galesburg Community Foundation Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights Heart of Illinois United Way Housing Action Illinois Illinois Action for Children Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Illinois Migrant Council Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies Indo-American Center, Inc. Latino Policy Forum Lifescape Community Services, Inc. Loving Bottoms Diaper Bank Lutheran Social Services of Illinois McDonough County United Way Mercy Housing, Inc. Midwest Food Bank, NFP Moline Foundation Morris Community Foundation mRelief Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation One Hope United PCs for People Poshard Foundation for Abused Children Praireland United Way, Inc. Quad Cities Community Foundation Quad County Urban League, Inc. Rochelle Area Community Foundation Rosecrance, Inc. The Salvation Army Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center Shawnee Health Service and Development Corp Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation Southern Illinois Coalition for the Homeless Southern Illinois Community Foundation Southern Illinois University Foundation Springfield Urban League, Inc. Starved Rock Country Community Foundation TASC, Inc. Tri-County Urban League, Inc. Trickster Art Gallery United Way Greater St. Louis, Inc. United Way of Central Illinois United Way of Champaign County Illinois, Inc. United Way of Coles County, Inc. United Way of Decatur and Mid Illinois United Way of Lake County United Way of Lee County, Inc. United Way of McLean County United Way of Rock River Valley United Way of South Central Illinois United Way of Will County Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis YMCA of Knox County YWCA USA


Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment Arab American Action Network Arab American Family Services Arise-Chicago Beyond Legal Aid Brighton Park Neighborhood Council Casa Michoacán Federación De Clubes Michoacános En Illinois Catholic Charities of The Archdiocese of Chicago Center for Changing Lives Centro de Trabajadores Unidos: Immigrant Workers Project Centro Romero Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America Chicago Workers Collaborative Club-Apaseo El-Alto Communities United Community Organizing and Family Issues DePaul University Enlace Chicago Erie Neighborhood House Family Focus, Inc. Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP) HANA Center Hanual Family Alliance Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights Hispanic American Community Education and Services, Inc. Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Illinois Migrant Council Immigrant Solidarity DuPage The Immigration Project, Inc. Indo-American Center, Inc. Latino Policy Forum Latinos Progresando Latin Union, Inc. Latin Women in Action, Inc. Legal Council for Health Justice Logan Square Neighborhood Association Mano a Mano Family Resource Center Metropolitan Family Services New Life Centers of Chicagoland, NFP Northern Alliane for Immigrants Northern Illinoise Justice for Our Neighbors North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic Organized Communities Against Deportations Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Partners for Our Communities PASO, West Suburban Action Project RefugeeOne The Resurrection Project Rincon Family Services Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law Southwest Organizing Project Spanish Coalition for Housing Spanish Community Center Taller De José Telopochcalli Community Education Project, Inc. Vietnamese Association of Illinois Working Family Solidarity World Relief Corp of National Association of Evangelicals Xilin Association YMCA at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign YMCA Northwestern Illinois The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights YWCA Elgin


Center for Neighborhood Technology DePaul University DePaul University, Institute for Housing Studies Emerald South Economic Development Collaborative Endeleo Institute, inc. Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. Esperanza Health Centers Foundation for Homan Square Garfield Park Community Council Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation Latinos Progresando Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA) Logan Square Neighborhood Association Metropolitan Planning Council North River Commission Organizing Neighborhoods for Equality (ONE) Northside Sunshine Enterprises Chicago Sunshine Gospel Ministries University of Chicago's Arts and Public Life


Children First Fund: The Chicago Public Schools Foundation


ADA 25 Advancing Leadership