The Coleman Foundation has been dedicated to Chicagoland communities since 1951. I am very proud of this legacy and the lasting and continuing impact the Coleman Foundation has had in Chicago.  I also recognize that our work requires consistent reflection and am committed to listening to and serving an even broader and more diverse community.  It …

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The Coleman Foundation awarded 117 grants for a total of $3.3 million in First Quarter 2022   DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES Anixter Center $12,500 2021 Threshold Matching Grant Program Aspire $12,500 2021 Threshold Matching Grant Program Aspiritech NFP $12,500 2021 Threshold Matching Grant Program Association for Individual Development (AID) $12,500 2021 Threshold Matching Grant Program Avenues to …

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As part of our strategic plan learning agenda in entrepreneurship, Coleman co-hosted a virtual workshop for Business SupportOrganizations (BSOs) in February with the Fund for Equitable Business Growth (the Fund). The Fund, a collaboration between the Chicago Community Trust and several Chicago foundations including Coleman, is committed to building a more just, equitable and resilient …

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The Coleman Foundation named Thomas D. Trinley as CFO/COO.

As part of their interview series celebrating the contributions of leaders in the nonprofit sector for Black History Month and Women’s History Month, Evolve Giving Group interviewed our CEO Shelley A. Davis about her first 100 days on the job and how the nonprofit sector can become more equitable and inclusive.

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More than 3,000 Chicago-area workers who serve individuals with disabilities will receive a special gift of appreciation this week—and those gifts provided a financial boost for six local small businesses; five of which are female- or minority-owned. Chicago-based Coleman Foundation donated $50,000 to a network of nonprofit agencies, Intersect for Ability. In turn,the agencies bought …

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