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Center for Civic Education (CA)

The Center for Civic Education (CA) received a $3.0 million, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, American History and Civics Education, National Archives Program to support their innovative new program Project Community: Engaging All Students in Media Literacy and Public Policy. It will work with civic education partners in 10 states to increase media literacy among students in grades 4 through 8, targeting those from underserved communities.


mHUB (IL) received a $350,000 grant from the We Rise Together program at the Chicago Community Trust to support its new Catalyze Initiative, a five-year, $8.6 million effort to reduce structural barriers to entrepreneurship and innovation in manufacturing for women, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. We Rise Together works to accelerate economic recovery to help ensure Black and Latinx communities hit hardest by the COVID-19 crisis are not left behind, supporting a stronger region for all.


mHUB (IL) was one of 60 finalists of the $1.0 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge from the Economic Development Administration (EDA), U.S. Department of Commerce. Their proposal for the 2025 Clean Tech Economy Coalition (CTEC) was one of 529 grant applications submitted. Their coalition is working to supercharge the regional economy, bring new jobs to Illinois, and boost U.S. competitiveness around the globe. You can read the five-page narrative we created for mHUB and learn more about the challenge on the EDA website.

mHUB Chicago (IL)

mHUB Chicago (IL), in partnership with fellow incubators MATTER and 1871 received a $2.78 million grant from the EDA, U.S. Department of Commerce to invigorate startups and small businesses through Phase 2 of their Chicago Proactive Response (CPR) COVID-19  initiative. This grant was part of the CARES Act Funding authorized in 2020 and awarded in June 2021. CPR will support startups and small businesses as they build a road to economic recovery through wealth and job creation over the next 10 years.