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CME Group Foundation is celebrating 10 years.

10 Year Grantees

Loyola University Chicago

“CME Group Foundation brings a legacy of innovation and a commitment to leading-edge education for students.”

2007-2011

Center for Integrated Risk Management and Corporate Governance”

$1,000,000 over four years

2013

Volatility Forecasting in the Presence of Limits to Arbitrage

$20,000

2014–2018

CME Group Foundation Financial Services and Business Analytics Lab Quinlan School of Business

$1,000,000 over five years


Computer Science for All (CS4All)

The Fund


University of Illinois-Chicago

“These early math resources are playing a vital role in equipping early childhood educators with the skills and knowledge they need. The leaders of this grant are truly making an impact." – Alfred W. Tatum, PhD, Dean of College of Education
“The CME Foundation’s support has been instrumental in many key initiatives at UIC Business.” – Gib Bassett, Director of the International Center for Futures and Derivatives
“Students in the Honors College at the University of Illinois at Chicago are able to focus on their studies and leadership opportunities rather than the need to work long hours to pay for their education.” – Ralph Keen, Dean, Honors College

2006

International Futures and Options Center

$250,000

2009

International Center for Futures and Derivatives

$125,000

2013

Taxing Market Activity

$25,000

2017–2019

Math at Home: Math Matters

$300,000 over three years

2007–2009

International Center for Futures and Derivatives

$750,000

2010

International Center for Futures and Derivatives

$100,000

2014–2016

Development of online early math professional development site for home child care providers

$200,000 over three years

2018–2019

Elementary Math Specialist Pilot

$200,000 over two years

2008

International Center for Futures and Derivatives

$250,000

2011-2014

College of Business Administration’s Market Training Lab

$1,000,000 over four years

2016–2019

Scholarships and Emergency Need Funds for UIC Honors College

$1,000,000 over five years


Big Shoulders Fund

“For nearly a decade…the generous investment of CME Group Foundation has created invaluable opportunities for teachers to deepen their knowledge of how children experience and understand the world around them through mathematics.” – Rebecca Lindsay-Ryan, Senior Director, Academic Programs and External Affairs

2008–2009

Patrons Program

$300,000 over two years

2017–2019

Deepening Capacity Within Early Math Collaborative

$300,000 over three years

2010–2012

Early Childhood Math Intervention Program

$750,000 over three years

2014–2015

MIND Research Institute’s ST Math Program

$1,000,000 over two years


Chicago Public Schools

"CME Group Foundation is helping accelerate the record-setting academic progress Chicago schools have made." – Dr. Janice K. Jackson, CEO

2008

Social Studies Blueprint Project

$100,000

2011

Career and Technical Education Initiatives

$50,000

2014–2019

expansion of Computer Science 4 All (CS4All)

$1,000,000 over five years

2009

Financial Literacy/Economics Education Initiative

$125,000

2013

Common Core math training materials (in partnership with Erikson Institute)

$148,000

2017–2019

Chicago P-12 Math Collaborative Expansion Project

$300,000 over three years

2010

Yes You Can!

$45,000

2014

Starter League professional development in coding

$25,000


Erikson Institute

“We are very grateful for this sustaining and invigorating relationship.” – Geoff Nagle, President and CEO

2007–09

Early childhood teacher development for teaching math at CPS

$500,000 over two years

2009

Early Mathematics Education Project

$125,000

2014–2016

Early Math Collaborative partnership with Chicago Public Schools

$250,000 over two years

2010–2014

Early Mathematics Education Project

$1,000,000 over four years

2017

1st Biennial National Conference on PreK-3 Math

$50,000

2013

Common Core math training materials (in partnership with Chicago Public Schools)

$148,000

2017–2019

Mathematics All Around Me (with Ounce of Prevention Fund)

$300,000 over three years


Ounce of Prevention Fund

“We applaud the Foundation for investing in the issue of early math and for regularly convening its grantees to share best practices and create collective impact across communities to advance kindergarten readiness and long-term school success.” – Diana Rauner, President, Ounce of Prevention Fund

2006–2010

Education Center and services for infants and toddlers

$1,000,000 over four years

2014–2016

Early Math Initiative

$275,000 over two years

2010–2014

Early Math Initiative

$1,000,000 over four years

2017–2019

Mathematics All Around Me (with Erikson Institute)

$300,000 over three years

2011

general operations

$5,000