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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2019 Was a Breakthrough Year, with More to Come

A Letter from Executive Director Diana Spencer Dear Friends, With more than $7 million in grants and the launch of our multisite clinical trial testing the delivery of lifestyle programs …

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We Asked John Ryan of the Center for Creative Leadership: How Can We Grow Principled Leaders?

Chicago, April 9, 2019—At a time when social media amplifies every move, and new, game-changing challenges seem to emerge daily, many worry that the stakes are higher than ever for …

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Healthy Way to Grow, the McGowan-Funded, Heart-Healthy Program, Proves Sustainable

Chicago, April 9, 2019—Aimed at helping young families make health-enhancing choices, William G. McGowan Charitable Fund’s Healthy Way to Grow (HWTG] program grew exponentially in its first five years, and …

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In Our 25th Year, a Look Forward

Letter from William P. McGowan and Diana Spencer

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