Coming Soon: Nonprofit and For-Profit Small Business Grant Applications

West Side United is excited to distribute $500,000 in grants to West Side businesses that seek to strengthen their communities, and an additional $225,000 in grants to West Side nonprofits. The application for both grants will be released on September 9th, 2019. We are working with community organizations to host seven info sessions for small … Continue reading Coming Soon: Nonprofit and For-Profit Small Business Grant Applications

West Side United & Free Spirit Media launch Social Change Communication Fellowship for West Side Youth!

West Side United and Free Spirit Media are seeking talented young individuals from West Side communities to help with the creation of positive social media related to the West Side of Chicago. This opportunity will allow fellows to challenge the history of negative media portrayal in communities of color and help create a unique repository … Continue reading West Side United & Free Spirit Media launch Social Change Communication Fellowship for West Side Youth!

West Side United Announces Community Advisory Council

West Side United convened its inaugural Community Advisory Council last week, a group of 18 West Side residents and employees collectively tasked with providing a dedicated and representative community perspective. At their kickoff meeting, members of the advisory council worked with WSU’s program managers across its four fields — neighborhood and physical environment, health and … Continue reading West Side United Announces Community Advisory Council