Archive for April 2018

Erie House Receives $150,000 IMC Charitable Foundation Grant

A $150,000 grant from the IMC Charitable Foundation will help strengthen the Early Childhood Education program at Erie Neighborhood House. IMC, an international technology-driven trading firm, provides grants to organizations in underserved communities to help children achieve their fullest potential through its Charitable Foundation Education Program. The grant will be disbursed over the course of…

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Q&A with Oz Ortega

Oswaldo “Oz” Ortega is a native New Yorker who works for Chicago-based architecture firm Gensler and serves as president of the Illinois chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (I-NOMA). Last summer and fall he facilitated a Design Build project through I-NOMA  and Equity Office to renovate our YOU program space, engaging Erie House youth in…

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The Chicago Community Trust Awards Unity Fund Grant to Erie House

The Chicago Community Trust (the Trust) has provided Erie Neighborhood House with a $23,000 grant in support of the agency’s Health and Leadership Program (HLP). The grant is being awarded through the Trust’s Unity Fund, which disbursed more than $500,000 last year to support 34 nonprofit organizations who provide critical human services and help people…

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Erie House Receives $50,000 Healthy Communities Foundation Grant

Healthy Communities Foundation (HCF) has provided Erie Neighborhood House with a $50,000 grant to support general operations of its Proyecto Cuídate program and further its efforts to foster wellbeing in the community. “We’re grateful for this generous support from Healthy Communities Foundation,” says Erie House executive director Kirstin Chernawsky. “Our mission is to work toward…

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