SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY GRANT RECIPIENTS

2017

Bottom Line

$32,500

is awarded to support general operations

Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School

$25,000

to support general operations

Di Goldene Keyt, Ltd.

$5,000

to support the Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus (JPPC)

League for Yiddish

$5,000

is awarded to support general operations

Mayo Clinic

$50,000

to support the President’s Strategic Initiative Fund

Misericordia

$25,000

to support general operations

National Yiddish Book Center

$10,000

to support the Yiddish Book Center Fellowship Program

The Nora Project

$5,000

is awarded to support general operations

San Miguel Schools

$10,000

to support middle school programs

Standing Tall Charitable Foundation

$10,000

to support education scholarships

Bright Pink

$5,000

to support general operations

Chicago Community Foundation

$5,000

to support Fund 385

The Forward

$5,000

to support general operations

Leo Catholic High School

$20,000

to support general operations

Maccabi USA

$5,000

to support 20th Maccabiah Games

Museum of Science and Industry

$25,000

is awarded to to support the Annual Fund

Navy Pier

$10,000

is awarded to support Celebration ExPIERience

Rush University Medical Center

$25,000

is awarded to support cancer research

Sacred Heart Schools

$2,500

to support the Masterpiece Campaign

University of Notre Dame

$10,000

is awarded to support general operations

Woodlands Academy

$10,000

is awarded to support general operations

Brookfield Zoo

$10,000

to support general operations

Di Goldene Keyt, Ltd.

$5,000

is awarded to support the Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus

Jewish United Fund

$10,000

to support general operations

Lincoln Academy of Illinois

$5,000

to support the 53rd Convocation

Math Circles of Chicago

$20,000

to support summer math enrichment camps

Metro Squash

$5,000

is awarded to support general operations

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

$5,000

to support the Leading Ladies Gala

Rush University Medical Center

$15,000

to support cancer research

Shedd Aquarium

$20,000

is awarded to support general operations and the Annual Fund

University of Wyoming

$10,000

is awarded to support finance programs

2016

Alexander Maxwell Grant Foundation

$25,000

to support Rwinkwavu Community Music Program

Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School

$20,000

to support general operations

Enterprise Community Partners

$14,000

to support Chicago programs

John Marshall Law School

$5,000

to support the International Human Rights Clinic

Leo Catholic High School

$40,000

to support general operations

Misericordia

$10,000

to support general operations

National Louis University

$25,000

to support the Emergency Fund for Harrison Professional Pathways

Rush University Medical Center

$5,000

to support Rush’s Cancer Center

Steppenwolf Theatre Company

$10,000

to support the Steppenwolf for Young Adults Education Program

University of Illinois Chabad

$10,000

to support Lubavich House Student Tech Lab

Western Illinois University Foundation

$25,000

to support Agricultural Finance and Ag Business Transfer Scholarships

Autism Speaks

$2,500

to support Chip In For Autism

Clearbrook

$3,500

to support More Than Playtime

The Forward

$10,000

to support general operations

Latin School of Chicago

$10,000

to support the Latin Fund

Lurie Children’s Hospital

$15,000

to support the School Services Program

Modest Needs

$10,000

to support general operations

National Yiddish Book Center

$10,000

to support the Yiddish Book Center Fellowship Program

Simon Wiesenthal Center

$15,000

to support the Spirit of Courage Benefit

Teach for America

$5,000

to support general operations

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

$10,000

to support general operations

Women Employed

$14,000

to support Job Equality and Career Foundations

York High School/Elmhurst District 205 Foundation

$10,000

to support Family Consumer Science Enhancements

Bright Pink

$5,000

to support general operations

EdChoice

$5,000

to support Business and Community Leader Outreach in Chicago

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

$5,000

to support general operations

League for Yiddish

$5,000

to support general operations

Mayo Clinic

$47,500

to support the President’s Strategic Initiative Fund

Museum of Science and Industry

$25,000

to support the Annual Fund

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene

$5,000

to support general operations

Standing Tall Charitable Foundation

$10,000

to support scholarship funding

University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center

$5,000

to support Friends for the Cure

Washington State University Foundation

$10,000

to support the Carson College of Business Dean’s Excellence Fund

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

$10,000

to support general operations

2015

100 Club of Chicago

$5,000

to support the Educational Assistance Program

Blessings in a Backpack

$5,000

to support programs at a Highland Park elementary school

Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School

$20,000

to support general operations

Distinctive Schools

$10,000

to support the CoderDojoChi student program

Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus

$5,000

to support 2016 concert performances

Misericordia

$10,000

to support general operations

One Million Degrees

$5,000

to support the Scholar Development Program

UCAN

$5,000

to support annual fund

Washington State University

$10,000

to support the Carson College of Business Dean’s Excellence Fund

Yiddish Farm Education Center

$20,000

to support general operations

Alexander Maxwell Grant Foundation

$25,000

to support Rwinkwavu Community Music Program

Bright Pink

$10,000

to support general operations

Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center

$10,000

to support general operations

The Forward

$5,000

to support general operations

Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago

$20,000

to support design and development of Tech Playground exhibit

Museum of Science & Industry

$55,000

to support the Annual Fund

Standing Tall Charitable Foundation

$10,000

to support Scholarship Fund

University of Chicago Medicine

$5,000

to support the Kovler Diabetes Center’s Friends for the Cure

Western Illinois University Foundation

$10,000

to support Ag Finance and Ag Business Transfer Scholarships

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

$10,000

to support general operations and the Year-End Benefit

Academy of Urban School Leadership (AUSL) Deneen School

$10,000

to support the purchase of iPads for a third-grade class

Brotherhood for the Fallen

$5,000

to support general operations

Chicago Community Foundation

$15,000

to support Fund 385

Jaguar Hockey Club

$5,000

to support general operations

Mayo Clinic

$50,000

to support general operations

National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene

$5,000

to support general operations

Teach for America

$15,000

to support general operations

University of Chicago

$10,000

to support Center for Jewish Studies program

Wounded Warrior Project

$10,000

to support general operations

York High School/ District 205 Foundation

$10,000

to support Future Ready Classrooms