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Joyce Foundation Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 06/13/2012: Joyce Foundation

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 08/11/2014: JOYCE FOUNDATION

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Chicago, IL
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Basic Organization Information

Joyce Foundation Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 06/13/2012: Joyce Foundation

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 08/11/2014: JOYCE FOUNDATION

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Physical Address: Chicago, IL 60602 
EIN: 36-6079185
Web URL: www.joycefdn.org 
NTEE Category: T Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking
Ruling Year: 1949 


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Mission Statement

The Joyce Foundation supports policies that improve the quality of life for people in the Great Lakes region and that can serve as models for the country. Our efforts are focused on addressing today’s most pressing problems while also shaping the public policy decisions critical to achieving long-term solutions and creating opportunity. The work is based on sound research and aimed at areas where we can add the most value. We encourage new, forward thinking and innovative approaches with a regional focus and the potential for a national reach.

Legitimacy Information

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Forms 990 Received from the IRS Additional Information
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Leadership (GuideStar Exchange,
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Ellen Alberding

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Highest Paid Employees & Their Compensation (IRS Form 990)

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People information was last updated by the nonprofit in June 2012

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Programs

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The Education Program works to close achievement gaps so more young people receive the education they need through improving teacher quality, early reading, and innovation. The program supports research on understanding the impact of an effective teacher, attracting talented adults into the teaching profession and improving early literacy education, and exploring innovations such as high-performing charter schools.

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The Employment Program supports programs that prepare adults for today’s jobs. It studies and promotes industry training partnerships, and invests in workforce development ideas that have the potential for dramatic advances within the field.

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Program: Environment (GuideStar Exchange,
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The Environment Program seeks to protect the Great Lakes and promote energy efficiency in the Midwest through common-sense and cost-effective policies and programs. The Program pushes for energy efficiency measures that are less expensive than generating more power. Within the Lakes themselves, efforts are concentrated on three interconnected issues: preventing the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species; eliminating polluted runoff from cities and farms; and advancing and defending key state, regional, and federal Great Lakes policies and funding.

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Program: Gun Violence (GuideStar Exchange,
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The Gun Violence Program works with law enforcement, policy makers, and advocates to reduce the toll of gun violence on families and communities. By increasing public understanding of important gun laws and elevating the voice of law enforcement officials, the Foundation works to ensure that thoughtful, accurate research and the voices of citizens are included in anti-violence policy discussions.

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Program: Money and Politics (GuideStar Exchange,
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A healthy democracy is the cornerstone of improving communities in the Great Lakes region. The Foundation’s Money and Politics Program strengthens democracy by promoting campaign finance reforms,government openness and ethics, fair and competitive elections, an independent judiciary, and an informed citizenry.

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