The Asian Giving Circle (AGC), an initiative of The Chicago Community Trust, supports Asian and Pacific Islander-led nonprofits in the Chicago region through…
Asian Giving Circle
Using collective giving to build power and deepen impact in diverse Asian and Pacific Islander communities in the Chicago area since 2002.
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AGC Receives $600,000 MacArthur Grant
Asian Giving Circle received a three-year, $600,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Chicago Commitment. The funding will support planning and grant making in economic development, as well as expand AGC’s support for organizations serving the local Asian American community.Learn More
“We are excited to use this MacArthur grant to strengthen Chicago’s Asian American neighborhoods, renew a sense of pride, belonging, and safety in these communities, and spur economic and social investments that benefit the most marginalized and vulnerable families and individuals. This funding will also strengthen the Asian Giving Circle so that it can continue to be a valuable resource for the community.”
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