With help from UChicago’s Community Programs Accelerator, The Provident Foundation is poised to support additional South Side youth of color pursuing medical careers
Inspired by the historic Provident Hospital and Training School, the nonprofit provides scholarships and ongoing mentorship
At inaugural South Side Strong Summit, UChicago’s Community Programs Accelerator helps nonprofits forge connections, sharpen skills, and deepen impact
More than 30 Nonprofits Welcomed into Accelerator’s 2022 Cohort with Deeply Rooted Dance Theater and Ladies of Virtue Each Receiving $50,000
University of Chicago Community Programs Accelerator welcomes South Side nonprofit organizations into 2022 Cohort
Announcement made at South Side Strong Summit which brought local nonprofit and civic leaders together for a day-long program
Local seniors find new ways to help one another with support from Chicago Hyde Park Village and UChicago’s Community Programs Accelerator
As one of the first community organizations served by the Accelerator, older adult support network CHPV continues launching strategic new initiatives to keep local seniors connected and engaged
Chicago Citizen: The Accelerator Program provides resources for non-profits
The Community Programs Accelerator at the University of Chicago has, in the past 7 years, been able to largely help with supporting and stabilizing new and older non-profits alike.
The Provident Foundation Awards Three Scholarships
The Provident Foundation, a Community Programs Accelerator Core recipient, recently awarded $3,000 scholarships to three minority students in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement, ...
After years of support from UChicago’s Community Programs Accelerator, Future Ties on track to provide safe space for more Woodlawn youth
A $1M grant toward a new, expanded facility will also allow the nonprofit to offer wraparound wellness services for other community members
UChicago Community Programs Accelerator welcomes 17 incoming South Side organizations and recognizes first graduates of Crown Family School Certificate in Nonprofit Management Program
The selected nonprofit organizations and nonprofit professionals were recognized in a virtual event on March 12.
The Provident Foundation: A timely mission
A timely mission: addressing racial disparities in healthcare during the COVID-19 era As the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified long-running racial disparities in healthcare access and education in...
Sharon Grant named Executive Director of the Community Programs Accelerator
Sharon Grant will join the Office of Civic Engagement on November 16, 2020 as the new Executive Director of the Community Programs Accelerator.
Chicago Tribune: More kids are on path to aviation careers, thanks to nonprofit AeroStar — with boost from U. of C.’s Accelerator for community programs
Thanks to UChicago's Community Programs Accelerator, Tammera Holmes and her nonprofit, AeroStar Avion Institute, have provided incredible opportunities for young people—especially women—in aviation.
UChicago Stand Together: New Initiative Helps CPS Students Along the Path to College
The initiative offers specialized help for students from Chicago Public Schools and area charter schools who will now navigate the college search and application process virtually, plus support to community-based organizations with expertise in assisting students on the path to college.
University of Chicago accepting applications for certificate in nonprofit management program
Applications are now being accepted for the Certificate in Nonprofit Management program offered by the University of Chicago Office of Civic Engagement’s Community Programs Accelerator and School of Social Service Administration (SSA) to help nonprofit professionals in their work to build a stronger South Side.