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The Best of Grantmaking

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...
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Coleman Foundation Impact Report 2020

The 2020 Impact Report gives readers a window into the work of The Coleman Foundation. With grantmaking programs in disability services, entrepreneurship and cancer care, in addition to our peer leadership initiatives to advance...

The Fund for Equitable Business Growth’s BSO Collective Impact Initiative Awards 14 Partnerships

Funding in partnership with the Chicago Community Trust and others, we share news of the Fund for Equitable Business Growth’s 14 recent awards to create a marketplace of services for entrepreneurs of color in the Chicago region. The Fund's vision...
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Shelley Davis in the Corner Office

This week Shelley Davis will take the helm of The Coleman Foundation. The Coleman Foundation invests about $8 million each year in programs that advance personal empowerment and well-being for residents of the Chicago Metro area. Shelley will succeed Michael...

Coleman Foundation 2020 Threshold Match Information Session 09.21.20

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DSP Appreciation Week: Large Donation Thanks Disability Service Workers and Uplifts Small Businesses

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...

Coleman Foundation 2020 Threshold Match Information Session 09.08.20

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Shelley A. Davis, President and CEO The Coleman Foundation

The Coleman Foundation Announces Shelley A. Davis, President and CEO

The Coleman Foundation Board of Directors announced today its appointment of Shelley A. Davis as the new President and CEO. Davis is a lifelong Chicagoan with over 25 years of experience in the non-profit and philanthropic sectors. Shelley is committed...

The Coleman Foundation’s Message to our Neighbors in Chicago

For over forty years, The Coleman Foundation has worked to improve opportunity and quality of life, and to reduce disparities for people living and working in Chicago. We know there is so much more work to be done. Our story...
Hatchery Chicago Wins Chicago Neighborhood Award

Coleman Foundation Grantee Wins Chicago Neighborhood Development Award

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