Media Roundup: COFI Receives Largest Single Donation in History

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott recently donated $2 million to COFI to advance our work in building the leadership, power, and voice of low-income parents. The impact of Ms. Scott’s unrestricted gift of $2 million will be substantial – allowing us to reinforce COFI’s organizational infrastructure for long-term sustainability as we continue to build the organization into a national model for parent leadership.

Ms. Scott’s donation was spotlighted in the media by several outlets. Here is a link roundup of the coverage:

Block Club Chicago: Chicago Group Advocating For Low-Income Parents Receives $2 Million Donation From MacKenzie Scott

Chicago Tribune: MacKenzie Scott donates $2M to COFI, funds that will be used to nationalize parental leadership model

Chicago Sun-Times: Parental advocacy group gets $2 million donation

Channel 2 (CBS): Chicago non-profit COFI celebrating record $2 million donation from Mackenzie Scott

WBBM Radio: Interview with Craig Dellimore

WBEZ Radio: Morning Edition

Channel 5 (NBC):


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