Year awarded: 2021Period: 3 yearsAmount awarded: $621,110Purpose: College Success Program
Year awarded: 2021Period: 1 yearAmount awarded: $40,000Purpose: Youth Career PathwaysNotes: Youth Career Pathways is a program that will build new career skills by introducing seniors from Kelly College Prep and Curie Metro High School to Daley College’s Manufacturing Program. The two-tier program includes recruitment, career readiness training, sector-specific training and certification, work-based learning, and comprehensive case management.
Year awarded: 2020Period: 1 yearAmount awarded: $180,000Purpose: COVID-19 Emergency Relief – Food and Rental AssistanceNotes: The Emergency Response Fund will support over 166 very low income/no income families who are ineligible for the federal or state benefits. This program will focus primarily on food insecurity by providing cash cards to a local grocery chain, Pete’s Market. For clients who are receiving LINK benefits, but have no other income due to the COVID19 crisis, funds will be converted to rental assistance.