Category Archive

March 2010

  • UI Receives Public Funding from the IDHS

    Urban Initiatives is thrilled to partner with the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) for the upcoming school year! The IDHS has graciously granted UI $20,000 in the area of Community Health and Prevention in support of our health and education soccer program at Otis School. The new partnership marks UI’s first public funding as…

  • UI is a finalist for the Axelson Center’s Excellent Emerging Organization Award

    Urban Initiatives is thrilled to be considered for the Excellent Emerging Organization Award. This award recognizes a young organization whose potential for growth and impact is high – while young and small, the organization practices financial stability, sound management, and visions and plans for its future success. It is an honor to be considered!  

  • UI is a Proud Recipient of the @properties Friends & Neighbors Fund

    Urban Initiatives has a long-term relationship with the wonderful agents at @properties. This year we are thrilled to have been selected as one of four worthy organizations to receive funds from the 2010 Friends & Neighbors Community Fund! Thank you to @properties for your commitment to being ‘Agents for Change’!