August 2017 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.
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