Strengthening African American communities in Metropolitan Chicago

A Snapshot of the African American Legacy’s Impact


Total Grant Awards


Number of Grantees


Nonprofits that have received support via AAL seminars, conferences and technical assistance.

We have something to say about the power of collective giving to improve the lives of Black Americans: It works.

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