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Grantee Spotlight: Foundation of Little Village

According to the Small Business Administration, there are an estimated 4.65 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the U.S., making this the fastest-growing segment of small businesses in the country. We are excited to spotlight one of our grantees working hard to...
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Grantee Spotlight: El Valor

The Coleman Foundation strives to champion our partners in the intellectual and developmental disabilities field and is proud to spotlight an organization who is working hard to bring families and community together through equity and opportunity.   Taking their name...
JUNE 2022

Second Quarter 2022 Grants

The Coleman Foundation awarded 28 grants for a total of $2.97 million in Second Quarter 2022. This included a gift to the Intersect for Ability network, distributed to 18 partner organizations.     Disabilities Intersect for Ability $1,178,500.00 Workforce Growth,...
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Meet the Coleman Foundation’s New Program Officer Nathan Stevens

May, 2022 The Coleman Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Nathan Stevens to our team as Program Officer. Nathan will be working in the program areas of entrepreneurship and developmental disabilities. Recently, CEO Shelley Davis sat down with...
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April 2022 : Spring 2022 Newsletter

Welcome to our spring newsletter!  We are looking forward to more sunshine, warmer days, and increased opportunities to meet face-to-face with friends and colleagues. In this newsletter you will find an update on our strategic plan implementation, an overview of...
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A Note From Our New Board Chair Esther Barron

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...
MARCH 2022

First Quarter 2022 Grants

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...
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Coleman and Fund for Equitable Business Growth Offer Virtual Workshop for Business Support Organizations

April, 2022 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...
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The Coleman Supportive Oncology Collaboration Finds a New Home With Equal Hope

For decades, The Coleman Foundation has funded cancer research, treatment and care. Our deep and diverse work in this field with hospitals and community support centers afforded us a unique position from where we learned the common concerns shared by...
This was a year of reflection, listening, and learning. We awarded $7.1 million across our program areas and beyond to help grantees fulfill their missions and serve their communities.

Moving Forward: The Coleman Foundation 2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report Reflections On 2021 Letter from the CEO: Shelley Davis I am proud and delighted to introduce the Coleman Foundation's first Annual Report to our peers, partners, grantees and friends, and pleased to have this opportunity to share my thoughts...

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