Which Chicago Foundation Jumped on the Bloomingdale Trail Bandwagon?

We recently reported about the Chicago Community Trust's $1 million grant to help fund a new 2.7 mile recreational trail along an abandoned railroad track in Chicago. Well Fred Eychaner of the Alphawood Foundation recently offered to chip in another $2 million matching grant for it too.
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Crown Family Helps Reduce Poverty through Inspiration Corporation

With a focus on education, poverty, and health, the Crown Family Philanthropies gave over $100,000 to Inspiration Corporation. This donation is part of a series of annual gifts that Crown makes to the growing nonprofit, which provides meals, support services, housing, employment, and vocational training to over 3,000 needy Chicago residents each year.

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Chicago Community Trust Helps the City Get Back to Work

Although Chicago's unemployment rate is one of the highest in the nation, it's slowly getting better — and we have the Chicago Workforce Investment Council and Chicago Community Trust (CCT) to thank. CCT has been contributing $300,000 annually to the Chicago Workforce Investment Council to put towards community development and career training. The Council monitors over $350 million of public investments each year to train employees and coordinate job resources across the city to support the regional economy.

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