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City of Chicago Office of the Mayor announces Over 2,000 Chicago Businesses and Nonprofits Awarded Grand Funds for the New Year Under the Chi Biz Strong Grant Program and Outdoor Dining Grant Program

student in class | High Jump Chicago“We are beyond grateful for the Chi Biz Strong Grant Program to have included the opportunity for nonprofits to receive critical funding for operations,” said Jill Reid, Chief Advancement Officer, High Jump. “The grant funding couldn’t have arrived a better time, as we continue to expand our programs offered to 7th and 8th grade students with limited economic means. We will be able to provide academic enrichment and essential support needed to empower the youth because of the grant funding.”

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