Opus Foundation® Awards Nearly $900k to Impactful Nonprofits

​Committed to building community for a better tomorrow, in July the Opus Foundation awarded nearly $900,000 to 16 impactful nonprofit organizations, supporting early childhood education, workforce development, youth development and community revitalization.

Over the next week, we'll profile two of the impactful organizations who received grants in this round, including:

  • Project IOWA received a $40,000 grant to help them implement a data-tracking system to allow the nonprofit to help create pathways out of poverty for the working poor.
  • iMentor Chicago received a $38,000 grant to expand their post-seconder education program that helps students graduate high school and navigate the challenges involved with post-secondary education.

The Foundation is proud to support the following organizations that received Impact Fund grants in July:

Additionally, from January through June, the Foundation awarded $129,500 with 29 Opportunity Fund grants. Opportunity fund grants are awarded monthly and are designed to provide a quick response to needs and opportunities in our communities. 

The Opus Foundation is building community for a better tomorrow by supporting projects and programs that make our communities better places to live, work and raise families through grants to nonprofit organizations in the areas of early childhood education, youth development, workforce development, community revitalization and pressing/emerging needs. Read more about the Foundation's work.