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Chicago Communities Overlooked for Promise Neighborhood Grant

Four Chicago community groups will not be getting the federal Promise Neighborhood grants they'd hoped for.

Illinois misses out on more federal funding Neighborhood groups focused on education, helping underprivileged children were competing for grants of up to $500,000 each

On Tuesday, 17 nonprofit community groups in Illinois learned their applications were not among the 21 awarded Promise Neighborhoods grants from the U.S. Department of Education, headed by former Chicago Public Schools CEO Arne Duncan.