The Coleman Foundation awarded 29 grants for a total of $1.67 million in the Third Quarter of 2022.

The Coleman Foundation supported Almost Home Kids to develop a replicable care model for children with medically complex needs, and a professional development program to address the shortage of medical professionals trained in the subspecialties needed to serve them. Rosa Berardi, Senior Program Officer shares Almost Home Kids story of moms on a mission, inspirational leadership, and impressive accomplishments.

Clark McCain, Senior Program Officer reflects on The Coleman Foundation’s pivot to support entrepreneurship education in Chicago’s low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, and its strategy to grow a support network for them. Decades of support for entrepreneurship education and lessons learned from the UrbanMain pilot program shape the program.

The Coleman Foundation awarded 8 grants for a total of $1.5 million in July, August, and September 2021.

The Coleman Foundation bid a fond farewell to Mike Hennessy, and celebrated his 33 years of leadership.

The Coleman Foundation awarded twenty-three grants for a total of $1.75 million in April, May, and June 2021.

COVID-19 positive rates in Roseland and Washington Heights residents were sky high in January and February. The Coleman Foundation joined others in funding UChicago Medicine to provide a vaccine clinic at Woodson Library for anyone age 18 and older to help slow the spread of the virus in these communities.

Coleman Foundation funds community-based business support organizations to provide financial literacy training, but many entrepreneurs still don’t know they need it. A significant number of business owners in low and moderate-income neighborhoods were not able to access capital or apply for PPP loans. Learn more about what grantees are doing to address this financial literacy knowledge gap.

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

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