What Can Principled Leaders Do?

A letter from Executive Director Diana Spencer Dear Friends, As 2021 comes to a close, I am delighted to share news of our fourth quarter. This time of the year …

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Changes to McGowan Fund LOI and Application Deadlines

Chicago, October 28, 2021—The McGowan Fund has introduced new grant deadlines and a new application process, effective November 1, 2021. These updates recognize the rapid changes our grantees are managing …

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The Next Step Is All of Us

A Letter from Executive Director Diana Spencer

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The Year That Called for Courage and Principled Leadership

The Year That Called for Courage and Principled Leadership

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Don’t Let Uncertainty Get You Down

A Letter from Executive Director Diana Spencer

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Grantees Share Their COVID Experiences

A Letter from Executive Director Diana Spencer

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In the Age of COVID, Ongoing Tweaks and Considerations

A Letter from Executive Director Diana Spencer

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Knowing More to Do Better: The McGowan Fund Launches Data Analysis Effort

Chicago, May 27, 2020—Imagine scanning the poverty ecosystem of a city—the working poor, the jobless, the homeless, the racial and gender disparities, and the jobs available, as well as all …

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Support in the Wake of COVID-19

An Announcement from Executive Director Diana Spencer

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Toward New Partnerships and Stronger Measures

A Letter from Executive Director Diana Spencer

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