Recent Grantmaking

Special Announcement

We are pleased to celebrate the opening of the Duchossois Family Institute at UChicago Medicine, exploring the human immune system, bacteria in the body, and genetics to reduce disease and keep people healthy.

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Below is a select list of foundation grants made in 2016.

Community Gifts Grants Totaling $3,374,256

  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
  • Aiken Horse Park Foundation
  • Adler Planetarium
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Red Cross
  • Angelic Organics Learning Center
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Barrington Area Community Foundation
  • Boys & Girls Club of Chicago
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Christian Family Ministries
  • Community Health Charities
  • Forefront
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository
  • JourneyCare Foundation
  • Junior Achievement of Chicago
  • Metropolitan Family Services
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • National WWII Museum
  • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
  • Salvation Army Metropolitan Division
  • Touch My Heart NFP
  • United Way of DuPage
  • Upwardly Global
  • WTTW Chicago Public Media
  • WBEZ 91.5
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Personal Matching GiftsGrants Totaling $1,105,000

The Foundation also matches select personal giving of family and Board members in accordance with our policies and guidelines.

We accept grant requests by invitation only.