The neighborhoods in which we work already have many assets in place. Our goal is to highlight and amplify them with complementary projects, increasing market and social confidence both in residents and the city at large. 


Programs for the sake of programs won’t ever make much of a difference. But when we take the needs and opportunities in a specific neighborhood, and in response, layer on targeted projects and programs with strategic timing, counts, locations, and partnerships, their effects can be transformative. 


To this end, we create phased investment plans specific to each area, committing to multi-year activities focused on long-term strength. And our process involves working on multiple levels, including directly with residents, city leaders, other organizations and volunteers - all of whom have incredible ideas for the prosperity of their communities - whose partnerships are critical in carrying out each plan. 


We invite you to learn more about our focus neighborhoods below.





"Our project brought our community together by providing information and sparking conversations, and it has developed pride in our community by highlighting personal stories, programs, and services in the community... Because of [Habitat Chicago's] support, we are able to provide ongoing information that will strengthen our community and bring people together to have needed dialogue."
Anthony, Freda, and Robin, Neighborhood Grant Project Leaders

Sign up for our newsletter for the latest news and opportunities to get involved!