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Thank you for choosing to donate to the Metropolitan Planning Council, a 501(c)3 organization that relies entirely on contributions to fund its annual work plan and policy agenda. 

Your gift is 100 percent tax deductible, and we will provide a receipt for your records. Learn more about MPC's Donor categories and benefits

Considering to donate to MPC in 2021? Read our donor profiles of The Chicago Community Trust President & CEO Helene Gayle and Board of Directors member Paul Carlisle to inspire your gift-giving this year. While our organization is especially grateful for our philanthropic partners, even the smallest contributions help us continue to Make Positive Change in our region. 

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The Metropolitan Planning Council is a 501(c)3. Your membership contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. MPC Federal Tax ID: 36-2382849.

How does your support build a better, bolder, more equitable Chicagoland?

In partnership with the Illinois Environmental Council, Natural Resources Defense Council, and other health equity advocates, the Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act (HB3739 Rep. Robinson/Sen. Bush) was signed by Governor Pritzker in August 2021. This is a major step for Illinois and a huge win for public health.


A 2014 Corridor Development Initiatve project is now coming to life 2021. The Logan Square neighborhood is making equitable transit-oriented development progress with a 100-unit affordable housing complex next to the Logan Square Blue Line Station, providing livability and accessibility for its community members. 


The Alliance for the Great Lakes, with support from MPC and other community partners, launched the Calumet Connect Databook, a deep dive into Chicago's land use planning policies and how its decisions have disproportionately affected the health and well-being of Southeast side neighborhoods. 

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For more than 85 years, the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) has partnered with communities, businesses, and governments to unleash the greatness of the Chicago region. We believe that every neighborhood has promise, every community should be heard, and every person can thrive. To tackle the toughest urban planning and development challenges, we create collaborations that change perceptions, conversations—and the status quo. Read more about our work »

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