Coleman Staff will be working remotely through June 11 as we move into our new office. The best way to contact us during this time is via email. For questions regarding grants, the grants manager and program officers can be reached at grants@colemanfoundation.org. Please direct all other inquiries to Erin.

Mission

The Coleman Foundation invests in the efforts of community-based organizations and local institutions to preserve and strengthen the physical health and the economic and emotional well-being of people living in the greater Chicago region.

Vision

The Foundation will create more compassionate, equitable and inclusive resources and opportunities that improve people’s lives with thoughtful and sustainable solutions.

Values

  • RESPECT FOR COMMUNITY:
    We trust and build relationships with grantee partners and community experts to ensure that their knowledge and experiences guide our work.

  • EMPATHY:
    We are committed to understanding the experiences and perspectives of the people and communities that we serve.

  • RESPONSIVENESS:
    We foster a culture of learning, adaptivity, and innovation to be sure we take advantage of opportunities to create positive impacts as they arise.
  • RESPONSIBLE STEWARDSHIP:
    We manage the Foundation’s resources in a steady, transparent, and responsible manner.

2024 Grants

Entrepreneurship
$
Health & Rehabilitation
$
Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
$
Total
$

*Includes Board Discretionary Giving and Other Grants

2023 Grants

Entrepreneurship
$
Health & Rehabilitation
$
Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
$
Total
$

*Includes Board Directed And Other Grants

Latest News

The Coleman Foundation Announces Third Quarter 2018 Health and Rehabilitation Grants

In the third quarter of 2018, the Coleman Foundation approved grants totaling $672,000 to nonprofit organizations in support of the health and rehabilitation program.  

The Coleman Foundation Announces Second Quarter 2018 Disabilities Grants

In the second quarter of 2018, the Coleman Foundation approved grants totaling $496,628 to non-profit organizations to advance its Developmental Disabilities Impact Plan.

The Coleman Foundation Announces Second Quarter 2018 Entrepreneurship Education Grants

In the second quarter of 2018, the Coleman Foundation approved a grant for $402,000 to a non-profit organization to advance its Entrepreneurship Education Impact Plan. Receiving this grant is: 

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20 N. Wacker Dr. Suite 3410
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone (312) 902-7120
Fax (312) 902-7124
info@colemanfoundation.org

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