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.


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


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

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

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

2022 Grants

Health & Rehabilitation
Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

*Includes Board Directed And Other Grants

Latest News

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

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 Trust and...
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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...

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The Coleman Foundation, Inc.
651 West Washington Boulevard, Suite 306
Chicago, IL 60661
Phone (312) 902-7120
Fax (312) 902-7124

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