AARP Illinois is the state office for the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With 1.7 million members in Illinois, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment.
For almost 30 years, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago has worked to bring together Asian Americans and empower them to create change in their communities. With a mission to achieve racial equity for all through collective advocacy and organizing, Advancing Justice | Chicago mobilizes Asian Americans in Chicago and the Midwest to fight for immigrant rights, education equity, language access, voting rights and police accountability.
The Chicago Urban League works to achieve equity for Black families and communities through social and economic empowerment. Since 1916, the organization has helped people find jobs, secure affordable housing, enhance their educational experiences and grow their businesses. One of the oldest and largest affiliates of the National Urban League, we promote strong, sustainable communities through advocacy, innovation, and collaborative community, corporate and civic relationships.
The Resurrection Project (TRP) is a multifaceted organization that creates and preserves affordable housing, provides financial education and counseling, provides immigration services and advocacy strategies and develops leaders who advocate for improving systems that achieve family stability and create vibrant, healthier and involved communities.
As one of the first private foundations devoted exclusively to aging and retirement issues, RRF Foundation for Aging, formerly known as The Retirement Research Foundation, is dedicated to empowering organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for older people. Since 1979, RRF has awarded more than $239 million dollars to support projects in the Midwest and nationwide.