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"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little. "
Franklin D. Roosevelt

GRANTMAKING

We envision a world where our children's most formative years are not hampered by issues beyond their control.  We believe that brilliant, innovative, and humane minds must be nurtured, and we support programming that assists those in need in overcoming barriers to success, opportunity, health and happiness.

 

Education Funding Priorities

  • Equal Opportunity - Programs that make sure low income students are not missing educational experiences, such as field trips and internships; de-stigmatization of poverty
  • Early Learning - Programs that provide access to early education for low-income children; programs that provide prenatal and childcare edcation for parents

Health Funding Priorities

  • Health Clinics - Programs and healthcare clinics servicing communities in need in the Chicagoland area, as well as programs bringing new healthcare facilities and services to communities in need in the developing world
  • Maternal Healthcare - Scalable programs that focus on maternal and neonatal health; programs that provide childcare education to expectant parents
  • Nutrition and Exercise - Programs that address both education of parents and children in these areas; programs that address availability of nutritious food