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Nicole Milano, Kimberly Hobson and Dr. Mary Pasquinelli

June 2023 Mission Moment: Access to Care

Nicole Milano, Project Director of Wellness West, Kimberly Hobson, Chief Executive Officer of the South Side Healthy Community Organization and Dr. Mary Pasquinelli, a Nurse Practitioner within the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI...
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May 2023: Spring Newsletter

From the CEO   Welcome to our spring newsletter! This has been a busy season already of growth and renewal. This newsletter includes an update on our board and staff team, and our first quarter grants list. We started the...
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Meet the Coleman Foundation’s New Grant Manager Sean Washington

April 2023 The Coleman Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Sean Washington to our team as Grants Manager. Recently, CEO Shelley Davis sat down with Sean and asked him a few questions about his journey to becoming our...
2023 Q1

First Quarter 2023 Grants

The Coleman Foundation awarded 107 grants for a total of over $2.9 million in the First Quarter of 2023. ENTREPRENEURSHIP     Organization Amount Description Allies for Community Business $2,500 Mission Moment Honorarium Allies for Community Business $100,000 Serving Diverse...
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Announcing Board Leadership Changes

With a promising hint of spring in the Chicago air, we are pleased to announce the addition of Pat Yuzawa-Rubin, Laura Lane Taylor and Walter Abrego to the Coleman Foundation’s Board of Directors. Board Chair Mike Furlong states, “We enthusiastically...

Sector Spotlight: Community Health Workers

Prevention and comprehensive treatment are more important than ever after the drastic drop in cancer screenings during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is estimated that over 9 million patients missed screenings in 2020, leading to postponed diagnoses and...

Grantee Spotlight: Keystone Alliance

Launched in 2009, Coleman Foundation grantee partner Keystone Alliance is a family of nonprofits who collaborate to empower people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) to participate fully in their communities. Keystone is in the intermediate stage of building the...
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October 2022: Fall 2022 Newsletter

Fall has arrived in Chicago, bringing with it stunning colors, chillier mornings and a world beginning to open up!  We've found our sweaters and coats again. We're sitting in more traffic than we have in a while. We see our...
SEP 2022

Third Quarter 2022 Grants

The Coleman Foundation awarded 29 grants for a total of $1.67 million in the Third Quarter of 2022.   Program Amount Description Disabilities Aspire $65,000 Sign-and-Stay Bonus Program Aspiritech NFP $65,000 Growing the Autistic Workforce Blue Cap $65,000 Building Organizational...
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July 2022: Summer 2022 Newsletter

I welcome you to our summer newsletter with a mixture of joy and sadness. While it is a season of much-awaited, long sunny days and family vacations for many, I want to also acknowledge those of us who are struggling....

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