Who We Are

The Coleman Foundation is a private grantmaking
foundation that invests in ideas and initiatives that
improve the lives of individuals in the Chicago metro area.

We engage organizations that work in our three areas of focus.
We learn from them. We catalyze collaboration among them.
We fund projects to help them serve their communities more effectively.

Who We Are

The Coleman Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation that invests in ideas and initiatives that improve the lives of individuals in the Metro Chicago area.

We engage organizations that work in our three areas of focus. We learn from them. We catalyze collaboration among them. We fund projects to help them serve their communities more effectively.

Latest News

Nearly $60 million in grants awarded in the last 10 years

Entrepreneurship

$17.2 million

Cancer Care and Health Rehabilitation Services

$24.8 million

Developmental Disability Service Organizations

$18.4 million

2019 Grants ($ millions)

$2.9

Entrepreneurship

$3.9

Cancer & Health Rehab

$3.4

Developmental Disabilities

$10.5

Total