Impact Network: Connections That Matter

The Impact Network is a robust ecosystem connecting you with the people, companies and events that matter most in Chicago's Impact community. The network will also serve as a directory to provide a way for individuals to support impact organizations they care about.

Access to the Impact Network will be for anyone in the Impact sector including funders, nonprofits and corporations.

***App launch Q1 2022.

Impact Funding & Resources

Impact leaders within FBRK Impact House responded with over $50 million in COVID-19 relief funds. The Impact House community has delivered resources, monitored policies, shared critical information and helped nonprofits, families, students and artists navigate the pandemic.
2021
MAPPING COVID-19
Recovery Project

Spearheaded by Field Foundation this project is a collaborative of 25 major Chicago foundations, including Woods Fund and A Better Chicago. This project standardizes data to illustrate where public, private and philanthropic sector investments are going in communities of color devastated by the pandemic, and to guide recovery through strategic reinvestment, eliminating historic funding gaps and rebuilding stronger communities.

Explore the project
2020
GRANT MAKERS AND NONPROFITS

If you’re a grant maker or nonprofit, please follow this link for statewide resources

Overall COVID-19 resources
NONPROFITS

If you’re a nonprofit, please follow these links for fund information

Chicago COVID-19 Response FundA Better Chicago emergency relief fund
STUDENTS AND FAMILIES

Students and families please follow this link for more information on learning resources

Chicago Public Library resources
INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS AND ARTISANS

Individual artists and artisans, follow these links for more information on funding

City of Chicago COVID-19 Arts Relief & ResourcesPillars Fund - Rapid Response FundArtistrelief.org - Grant