Apply to the Accelerator

Application Process

The Community Programs Accelerator will begin accepting applications for its next group of organizations during the summer of 2018.  Applications will be available on our website in late June 2018. 

To receive updates on the application process and additional information on our programs,  please join our mailing list or reach out to our staff team at communityprograms@uchicago.edu.

Community Organizations - Core Program

Community Organizations - Associates Program

  • Chasing 23
  • Chicago Hyde Park Village (2014 - )
  • My Block My Hood My City (2017 -)
  • Pilot Light (2017 - )
  • Strive Tutoring
  • South Shore Works 

Community Organizations - Special Projects

  • Alternatives
  • ArtReach
  • Chicago Eco House
  • Child Care Society 
  • ConTextos
  • eta Creative Arts Foundation
  • Lost Boyz
  • MSBARC
  • Nerdy Media
  • Next Bites
  • Made Man Foundation
  • My Block My Hood My City
  • The National Museum of Gospel Music 
  • Project HOOD
  • Sisters in Cinema
  • Sue Duncan Children's Center
  • Sustainable Options for Urban Living
  • St. Martin de Porres House of Hope
  • The Revival
  • Upworld
  • The Youth Excursion Project
  • West Point School of Music