Spotlight

According to the Small Business Administration, there are an estimated 4.65 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the U.S., making this the fastest-growing segment of small businesses in the country. We are excited to spotlight one of our grantees working hard to support these business leaders of the future: Foundation of Little Village (FLV).

The Coleman Foundation strives to champion our partners in the intellectual and developmental disabilities field and is proud to spotlight an organization who is working hard to bring families and community together through equity and opportunity.

The Coleman Foundation supported Almost Home Kids to develop a replicable care model for children with medically complex needs, and a professional development program to address the shortage of medical professionals trained in the subspecialties needed to serve them. Rosa Berardi, Senior Program Officer shares Almost Home Kids story of moms on a mission, inspirational leadership, and impressive accomplishments. ...


Clark McCain, Senior Program Officer reflects on The Coleman Foundation’s pivot to support entrepreneurship education in Chicago’s low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, and its strategy to grow a support network for them. Decades of support for entrepreneurship education and lessons learned from the UrbanMain pilot program shape the program....


According to the American Cancer Society, one in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetime. Since 1971, the number of cancer survivors in the US has increased from 3 to more than 15 million. ...