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To design and implement a multi-method evaluation of Chicago Elev8 to help improve the delivery and integration of school-based services, ensure students successfully transition to the ninth grade, and to advance policies and funding that support Elev8 and community schools locally and nationally.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



39 Months

Related Resources


Community Schools

Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Children & Youth

Foundation Center Themes:

Out-of-School Time (OST), Family Services, School-Based Health Clinics (SBHC)

Foundation Center Approaches:

Program Evaluation