Support for Chicago Core Grantees on the COVID-19 Front Line
The John and Susan Dewan Foundation initiated a round of one-time emergency grants to a group of our local long-standing grant partners battling the pandemic. These grants totaling $23,000 are assisting with immediate needs and extraordinary costs incurred due to COVID-19 such as food, cleaning supplies, safety gear, equipment and staffing.
Twelve organizations are receiving Dewan Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Grants.
Breakthrough Urban Ministries
The Harbour, Inc.
Lincoln Park Community Services
The Night Ministry
St. Leonard’s Ministries
Support for Trusted Grant Partners Working Overseas
The John and Susan Dewan Foundation extended emergency grant support in the amount of $4,000 total to trusted grant partners working overseas. These grants address food insecurity and other needs resulting from economic disruption in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Olancho Aid Foundation, Honduras
Pueblo a Pueblo, Guatemala