The Pritzker Traubert Foundation will award the inaugural $10 million Chicago Prize grant to a community-led partnership that proposes to:

The Pritzker Traubert Foundation seeks to advance existing initiatives with potential to present new opportunities and approaches to community development in Chicago communities that need it most. We are confident that flexible capital will allow for innovation and investment in neighborhood revitalization that takes into account the needs and aspirations of residents and strengthens civic infrastructure.

The Chicago Prize application process will identify four Finalists and ultimately one award. Because we are aware of the time and resources required to assemble a winning application, we encourage interested parties to complete the Chicago Prize Assessment Tool to determine whether to apply.

Get started and answer the ten questions in the Assessment Tool (printer-friendly version) to learn if your organization or team is best positioned to compete for the Chicago Prize.

Assessment Tool

Answer these questions and ensure your community-led initiative is a strong, competitive fit for Chicago Prize.