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 2015 (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 American Institute

Better Government Association

Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Center for Neighborhood Technology

Center for Tax and Budget Accountability

Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Chicago Foundation for Women

Chicago Innocence Project

Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers

Chicago Women in Trades

Chicago Workers' Collaborative

Coalition of Limited English Speaking Elderly

Environmental Law and Policy Center of the Midwest

Equality Illinois Education Project

EverThrive Illinois

Friends of the Chicago River

Friends of the Forest Preserves

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Inc.

Health and Disability Advocates

Health and Medicine Policy Research Group

Housing Action Illinois

Illinois Campaign for Political Reform

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Illinois Hunger Coalition

Illinois Safe Schools Alliance

Immigration Equality

Juvenile Justice Initiative

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund - Midwest Region

Latino Policy Forum

Latinos Progresando

Midwest High Speed Rail Association

National Immigrant Justice Center

New Venture Fund/Fund for a Safer Future

North Lawndale Employment Network


Planned Parenthood of Illinois

Women Employed Institute