Advocacy Grantees

Alphawood Foundation funds organizations whose primary mission promotes social change, and whose advocacy activities advance responsive and accountable policies and institutions.


Alphawood Advocacy Grantees from fiscal year 2017 (the most recent period for which this information is otherwise publicly available):

Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago

Active Transportation Alliance

Affinity Community Services

Alliance for the Great Lakes

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Better Government Association

Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Center for Tax and Budget Accountability

Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation

Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Chicago Foundation for Women

Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights

Chicago Women in Trades

Chicago Workers' Collaborative

Coalition of Limited English Speaking Elderly

Community Activism Law Alliance

Environmental Law and Policy Center of the Midwest

Equality Illinois Education Project

Friends of the Chicago River

Friends of the Forest Preserves

Friends of the Parks

Health and Disability Advocates

Health and Medicine Policy Research Group

Healthy Schools Campaign

Housing Action Illinois

Illinois Campaign for Political Reform

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Illinois Hunger Coalition

Illinois Safe Schools Alliance

Immigration Equality

Invisible Institute

Juvenile Justice Initiative

Kenwood-Oakland Community Organization

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund - Midwest Region

Latinos Progresando

Midwest High Speed Rail Association

National Immigrant Justice Center

New Venture Fund/Fund for a Safer Future


OutRight Action International

Planned Parenthood of Illinois

Project Fierce Chicago

United African Organization

Women Employed