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Passion and Purpose
Robert, a Cara participant. Photo courtesy of Cara Chicago
Sep 9, 2019

Passion and Purpose

Cara Chicago is a 2019 grantee in the Christopher Family Foundation’s Employment & Entrepreneurship program area. This story was written by Robert, a Cara participant, and contributed by Cara Chicago staff. One of the reasons I came to Cara was because I knew

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Building Capacity in Partnership with Grantees
Laurel and Katie from Jane Addams Resource Corporation explore their donor base
Sep 6, 2019

Building Capacity in Partnership with Grantees

Some thoughts from our Executive Director, Clare Butterfield, after our first capacity building workshop for grantees. Now that I’m on the funding side of the social sector, my finger hovers over the send button for a minute for any invitation that’s going out

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Building through Beauty
Miller House, designed by Eero Saarinen and located in Columbus, Indiana.
Aug 22, 2019

Building through Beauty

Clare Butterfield is the Executive Director of the Christopher Family Foundation, and sometimes thinks about philanthropy even when she’s on vacation. To live surrounded by beauty. It’s a good aspiration. My house is full (maybe too full) of art, and things I’ve collected

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