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2024 q1

First Quarter 2024 Grants

Entrepreneurship Organization________________________________Amount__________Description______________________________________________________Allies for Community Business$100,000.002024 Entrepreneurship ProgramChicago Urban League$125,000.00Small Business Ownership Capital Readiness Access + The WOKE SummitFar South Community Development Corporation$100,000.00Business Assistance CenterGood Food Catalyst$100,000.00The Good Food AcceleratorGreater Southwest Development Corporation$100,000.00GSDC Entrepreneurial Expansion and SupportRogers Park Business Alliance$100,000.00GROW-MORE/PROGRESANDO-MASSmall Business...
2023 Q4

Fourth Quarter 2023 Grants

ENTREPRENEURSHIP OrganizationAmountDescriptionChicago Community Foundation$250,000Fund for Equitable Business GrowthChinese Mutual Aid Association$50,000Chinese Mutual Aid Association Business Development ServicesEconomic Strategies Development Corporation$75,000Entreprenuership Capacity BuildingFoundation of Little Village$100,000Little Village Entrepreneurial EducationNorthwest Side Community Development Corporation$100,000Empresas ResilientesPuerto Rican Cultural Center$100,000Wepa Mercado del Pueblo IIUrban...
2023 Q3

Third Quarter 2023 Grants

HEALTH & REHABILITATION     Grantee Amount Description Cancer Support Center $75,000 Empowering Communities Against Cancer Cancer Wellness Center $50,000 Cancer Support Outreach Program Gilda's Club Chicago $75,000 Cancer Support Services Wellness House $75,000 Chicago Supportive Oncology Equity Project Ingalls...

The Coleman Foundation Announces Appointment of an Interim CEO

Chicago, December 7, 2023 – The Coleman Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Handler as the Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO). We are excited to welcome Peter back to The Coleman Foundation family in the Interim role...
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July 2023: Summer Newsletter

From the CEO   As much as I welcome summer like any Midwesterner, I admit that the joy of this season has been tempered by what feels like a barrage of bad news in local and national headlines these past...
2023 Q1 (1)

Second Quarter 2023 Grants

Read our Summer 2023 Newsletter ENTREPRENEURSHIP GranteeAmountDescriptionChicago Horticultural Society$75,000.00Windy City Harvest Entrepreneurship PathwayChicago Urban League$125,000.00Chicago Urban League's Center for Entrepreneurship & InnovationGreater Chatham Initiative$50,000.00Small Business Development & Services SupportInitiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC)$50,000.002023 Entrepreneurship ProgramNew Covenant Community Development...
Going Home Coalition

June 2023 Grantmaking: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Self-advocates of the Going Home Coalition standing up for their rights. PC: Going Home Coalition June, 2023 In this past funding cycle, Coleman supported The Arc of Illinois, an organization that educates, advocates, and connects people...
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June 2023 Grantmaking: Health & Rehabilitation

A healthcare provider at La Rabida assisting a pediatric patient. PC: La Rabida June, 2023 Coleman’s health grantmaking in the second quarter focused on access to care and chronic disease prevention and management. Funded partners included...
Soul Delivered

June 2023 Grantmaking: Entrepreneurship

South Side business owners gather to announce Soul Delivered, a community-driven delivery service. PC: Atavia Reed/Block Club Chicago June, 2023 The Coleman Foundation’s funding in entrepreneurship is centered on increasing economic opportunity by investing in entrepreneurship...
Taylors Tacos 2023

The Coleman Foundation’s Office Was Open on Juneteenth – Here’s Why

Juneteenth has been gaining awareness since Congress passed legislation in 2021 to establish Juneteenth National Independence Day as our nation’s newest federal holiday.  Although this declaration came poignantly in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020, widening...

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