The Chicago Community Trust

The Chicago Community Trust

Date Awarded
Grant Period
12/07/09 to 11/30/11
Focus Area
Knight Community Information Challenge

Grantee Contact

  • Chicago, IL

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Opportunities for Foundation Leadership: Meeting Community Information Needs from Knight Foundation on Vimeo.

To build up the community information infrastructure in Chicago

To stimulate new ways to provide the Chicago region with critical local news and information, The Chicago Community Trust has launched “Community News Matters,” a grant program to support the city’s media innovators. The Knight Foundation support will help fund projects designed to increase the flow of high-quality information to the public and to develop new distribution and business models. In addition, the Trust will conduct a study examining the region’s information infrastructure – its strengths and weakensses – and convene a conference on the topic.
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Terry Mazany

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