​First Quarter Impact:

For the ​​​​first quarter of 201​7, FT Cares Foundation impacted ​26 organizations totaling $​​​​72,436.05.

Impact August 2016: Education & Child Development

​August 201​7 donations will be posted when available; below are the ​​August 2016 Impact donations so you can see the organizations the Foundation has previously impacted.

  • Donors Choose.org is an innovative organization that lets teachers around the nation post requests for donors to fund their classroom projects. The Foundation was pleased to grant $1718.05 to complete projects around the country touching over 1300 students in 11 states.

  • The Foundation was pleased to once again make a grant of $2500 to Chicago Voyagers in support of their mission to empower at-risk youth through outdoor experiential adventures.

  • By the Hand Club for Kids is a Chicago-based, after-school program that emphasizes academic excellence while nurturing the whole child. The Foundation granted $6,300 to By the Hand to fully fund a scholarship for one student for an entire year.

  • In the spirit of the Olympic season, the Foundation made an extra difference by donating $1500 to Special Olympics, an organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

  • City Year Chicago works to bridge the gap in high-poverty communities between the support that students actually need, and what their schools are designed and resourced to provide. To assist in their mission, the Foundation granted City Year $1000.