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The Coleman Foundation has supported the launch of the Center for Creative Entrepreneurship, empowering creatives at all levels with the knowledge, skills, and relationships necessary for business success.  See this recent story in Reel Chicago for details and an exciting 2020 program and event schedule. ...


Grantee Devices 4 the Disabled started about three years ago and has now expanded, in part with a grant from The Coleman Foundation. D4D collects gently used medical devices -- wheelchairs, walkers, specialty equipment etc. and distributes them to anyone in need for free. Located on Chicago's South Side, the recent expansion includes a partnership and facility to provide services for children with disabilities and a repair shop for medical equipment. Devices 4 the Disabled -...


Coleman Foundation Grantee Equal Hope (Formerly The Breast Cancer Task Force) recently launched a new initiative to eliminate cervical cancer in the Chicago area. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable cancers, yet many women of color do not get regular pap smears. Equal Hope aims to eliminate cervical cancer disparities. Chicago Tribune Story. "January is cervical cancer awareness month and (Angela) Williams is just one of many women whom the new initiative Equal...