How To Apply

CFF is proud to support a wide range of organizations. Below is a list of recent grantees.

EDUCATION

A Better Chicago

Bookworm Gardens

Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago

Bridge Teen Center

BUILD, Inc.

Calvin College Van Lunen Center

Chicago Public Education Fund

Chicago Zoological Society

Chicagoland Lutheran Education Foundation

Facing History and Ourselves

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana

Girls in the Game

Kids First Chicago

Maywood Fine Arts Association

Museum of Science and Industry

Network for College Success

Universidad Popular

West Cook YMCA

Youth Guidance

 

EMPLOYMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Allies for Community Business

Breakthrough

Cara Collective

Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance

Code Nation

Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Friends of the Forest Preserves

Fund for Equitable Business Growth

Inspiration Corporation

Health & Medicine Policy Research Group

HIRE360

Illinois Science & Technology Institute

Jane Addams Resource Corporation

mHUB

New Moms

Openlands

R City CDC

RefugeeOne

Small Business Majority

St. Leonard’s Ministries

 

INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY HEALTH & WELLBEING

Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation

Blessings in a Backpack

Bright Promises Foundation

Center for Childhood Resilience – Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Chicago Botanic Garden

Children’s Place Association

Feeding America

Fresh Meals on Wheels of Sheboygan County

Greater Chicago Food Depository

Lawrence Hall

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

mRelief

Northern Illinois Food Bank

UCAN

Women Initiating New Directions

 

COMMUNITY & FELLOWSHIP

Grace Lutheran Church

Lutheran Music Program

 

AUSTIN FRESH

Austin Fresh is a 5-year collaboration with Lumpkin Family Foundation and The Builder’s Initiative.

Bethel New Life

Beyond Hunger

BUILD, Inc.

Faith in Place

NeighborSpace

Westside Health Authority in partnership with Forty Acres Fresh Market

 

WEST SIDE CHILDREN IN NATURE

West Side Children in Nature is a 5-year commitment to expand opportunities and access to nature on Chicago’s West Side.

Garfield Park Community Council

NeighborSpace

 

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Loyola University Medical Center

National Center for Family Philanthropy

Timothy Christian Schools

Walther Christian Academy