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The Abbvie Patient Assistance Foundation
The foundation provides Abbott medications, medical nutritionals, and diabetes care products to economically disadvantaged individuals living below the federal poverty line and to individuals lacking prescription drug coverage.
1 N. Waukegan Rd., D-031C AP31-3NW
North Chicago, IL United States 60064-1802
Telephone: (800) 222-6885


The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows, the foundation works to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society.
Office of Grants Management
140 S. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60603-5285
Phone (312) 726-8000
Fax (312) 920-6258
TDD (312) 920-6285
General inquiries 4answers@macfound.org


The Chicago Community Trust
1) advancing opportunities for human and economic development; 2) securing conditions for healthy, safe, just and caring communities; 3) promoting civic and cultural vitality; and 4) transforming the region through sustainable development.
225 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 2200
Chicago IL 60601
Tel. 312.616.8000
Fax 312.616.7955


Howard G. Buffett Foundation
The foundation's mission is to improve the standard of living and quality of life for the world's most impoverished and marginalized populations. It works to achieve its mission by focusing its funding in three core areas: 1) food security; 2) water security; and 3) conflict resolution, management and post-conflict development.
145 N. Merchant St.
Decatur, IL United States 62523-1442
Telephone: (217) 423-9286


The Joyce Foundation
The foundation supports the development of policies that both improve the quality of life for people in the Great Lakes region and serve as models for the rest of the country. The foundation focuses on today's most pressing problems while also informing the public policy decisions critical to creating opportunity and achieving long-term solutions.
321 North Clark Street, Suite 1500
Chicago, Illinois 60654
Phone: (312) 782-2464
Fax: (312) 595-1350


The Arthur Foundation
TAF strives to be an agent of positive change through its support of high-quality, leading-edge programs in healthcare, education and human services.
19 Riverside Road
Suite 6
Riverside, IL 60546-2
T: 708-443-5674
F: 708-443-5717


Arie and Ida Crown Memorial
The funder's focus areas of giving include arts and culture, civic affairs, education, environment, health, human services, and Jewish causes.
222 North LaSalle Street
Suite 1000
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone: (312) 750-6671
Fax: (312) 984-1499


Circle of Service Foundation
The program supports organizations in Cook and Lake Counties, Illinois that help individuals achieve stability in their lives and grow to achieve increasing self-reliance and independence.
30 S. Wacker Dr
Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-897-1111


Alphawood Foundation
Each year we award grants to organizations, primarily in the areas of advocacy, architecture and preservation, the arts and arts education, promotion and protection of the rights of LGBT citizens and people living with HIV/AIDS, and other human and civil rights.
2401 N Halsted St. Suite 210
Chicago, IL 60614


Illinois Tool Works Foundation
The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, the environment, health, human services, and youth. Special emphasis is directed towards science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
155 Harlem Avenue
Glenview, IL 60025
Phone: 847-724-7500


Polk Bros. Foundation, Inc.
The mission is to improve the quality of life for the people of Chicago. The foundation partners with local nonprofit organizations that work to reduce the impact of poverty and provide area residents with better access to quality education, preventive health care and basic human services.
20 W. Kinzie St., Ste. 1110
Chicago, IL United States 60654-5815
Telephone: (312) 527-4684


State Farm Companies Foundation
The foundation supports key initiatives and scholarships, as well as associate-directed programs, including grants supporting volunteerism and matching gifts to two- and four-year colleges and universities.
1 State Farm Plz.
Bloomington, IL United States 61710-0001
Telephone: (309) 994-0280


The Allstate Foundation
The foundation supports programs designed to address teen safe driving and financially empowering domestic abuse survivors. The foundation also supports disaster relief and youth empowerment.
2775 Sanders Rd., Ste. F4
Northbrook, IL United States 60062-6127
Telephone: (847) 402-7849


The Spencer Foundation
The foundation is committed to supporting high-quality investigation of education through its research programs and to strengthening and renewing the educational research community through its fellowship and by strengthening the connections among education research, policy and practice through its communication and networking.
The Spencer Foundation
625 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60611
Fax: 312-337-0282


Colonel (IL) James N. Pritzker Charitable Distribution Fund
Giving primarily for historical preservation of military heritage, projects that provide access to public spaces and services that enhance and improve quality of life, conservation and preservation of historic sites, as well as the foundation provides cadet awards for JROTC and ROTC units, and supports programs that reward, study and document the promotion of the citizen soldier ideal and military service.
53 W. Jackson Boulevard, Ste. 1450
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 374-9390 main
(312) 374-9394 fax


The Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
Giving primarily for education, health and fitness, and art and culture programs.
300 N. La Salle St., Ste. 1500
Chicago, IL United States 60654-3413


Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
The foundation supports organizations with the strength and commitment to address persistent problems of urban Chicago resulting from poverty, violence, ignorance and despair. The foundation seeks to build the capacity of individuals and the systems that serve them. The vision is of a Chicago that offers education, prosperity and hope for all.
120 S. LaSalle Street,
Suite 1950
Chicago, IL 60603-3419
P 312.580.0310
F 312.580.0980


William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, Inc.
Giving in the areas of education to improve high school graduation rates, healthcare in the area of childhood obesity/cardiac health prevention; human services for vulnerable populations. Giving is limited to specific geographic regions.
212 North Sangamon Street, Suite 1D
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312.243.3198
Fax: 312.243.3199
Email us: info@williamgmcgowanfund.org


The Conduit Foundation
Giving primarily for Jewish education and organizations; funding also for a medical school.
1700 W. Irving Park Rd., No. 203
Chicago, IL United States 60613-2599
Telephone: (773) 360-5998


Grand Victoria Foundation
The foundation supports programs designed to strengthen educational opportunities for children and adults; foster economic vitality of neighborhoods, cities, and regions; and restore and preserve natural resources.
230 West Monroe Street
Suite 2530
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 609-0200
(312) 658-0738 fax


Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Primary areas of interest include conservation and environment, and arts and culture.
35 East Wacker Drive
Suite 2600
Chicago, Illinois 60601-2102
312.977.2700 tel
312.977.1686 fax


The Northern Trust Company Charitable Trust
Grants usually are confined to programs and agencies that focus on advancing the well-being of disadvantaged women and children, and people with disabilities.
P.O. Box 803878
Chicago, IL United States 60680-3878
Telephone: (312) 557-1917


Dr. Scholl Foundation
Applications for grants are considered in the following areas:

  • Education
  • Social Service
  • Healthcare
  • Civic and Cultural
  • Environmental

1033 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 230
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
(847) 559-7430


Terra Foundation for American Art
The governing mission of the foundation remains to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of historical American art through acquisition, exhibition, interpretation, and scholarship.
120 East Erie Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611 USA
Phone: +1 312 664 3939
Fax: +1 312 664 2052
For general information: contact@terraamericanart.org


The Coleman Foundation, Inc.
The Foundation supports educational institutions offering entrepreneurship education, organizations providing cancer treatment, education and support, and agencies providing services for individuals with developmental disabilities only in the Chicago Metropolitan area - its primary geographical focus.
651 West Washington Boulevard, Suite 306
Chicago, IL 60661
Phone (312) 902-7120
Fax (312) 902-7124


The Mondelez International Foundation
The foundation supports programs designed to empower families and communities to lead healthier lives; offer nutrition education; promote active play; and provide access to fresh foods.
3 Pkwy. North Blvd.
Deerfield, IL United States 60015-2504


Michael Reese Health Trust
The trust is committed to improving the health of the Chicago area's most vulnerable residents: the poor, children and youth, people with disabilities, the elderly, immigrants and refugees, and the uninsured. Its grants and initiatives support the work of organizations serving these populations, as well as efforts to achieve lasting change in the region's healthcare delivery system.
150 N Wacker Dr #2320
Chicago, IL 60606
P: (312) 726-1008
F: (312) 726-2797


Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company Foundation
With a focus on oral health, the environment, especially around litter education, and sustainable local initiatives, it continues to improve communities around the world.
930 W. Evergreen Ave.
Chicago, IL United States 60611-2437

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