MacArthur Funds Help Nine Organizations Improve Vaccination Rates on the West Side

Increasing vaccination rates on the West Side, especially for hard-to-reach populations that are more vulnerable to COVID-19, is critical. Now, thanks to a $333,000 grant from the MacArthur Foundation, nine West Side community-based organizations that are part of Healthy Chicago Equity Zones will receive funding to advance vaccine equity. “With this funding, community-based organizations throughout … Continue reading MacArthur Funds Help Nine Organizations Improve Vaccination Rates on the West Side

WSU Launches 4th Small Business Grant Program

West Side United and Allies for Community Business announced today the launch of the fourth Small Business Grant Program. With a larger grant pool than ever before, West Side United plans to distribute $450,000 to 45 West Side small business owners. Small businesses located in ten West Side neighborhoods including Austin, Belmont Cragin, East Garfield … Continue reading WSU Launches 4th Small Business Grant Program