SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY GRANT RECIPIENTS

2018

America Needs You

$6,000

to support the Fellows Program

ASPCA

$2,000

to support saving at-risk pets

Autism Speaks

$5,000

to support Chip in for Autism benefit

Bottom Line

$20,000

to support Chicago expansion

Bright Pink

$5,000

to support general operations

Brookfield Zoo

$10,000

to support the Chicago Board of Trade Endangered Species Fund

Chabad of Champaign-Urbana

$10,000

to support the CME Tech Innovation Lounge

Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School

$25,000

to support general operations

Chicago Community Foundation

$30,000

to support Fund 385

Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc.

$1,000

$1,000 to support general operations

Chicago Tutoring Connection

$2,500

to support general operations

Di Goldene Keyt, Ltd.

$5,000

to support the Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus

Enterprise Community Partners

$15,000

to support connection to opportunities through affordable housing

The Forward

$5,000

to support general operations

Holy Name Cathedral

$25,000

to support the Holy Name Cathedral Gala

Horizons for Youth

$5,000

to support the On Cloud Nine Gala

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

$10,000

to support the 2018 Humanitarian Awards Dinner

Jewish United Fund

$10,000

to support general operations

John Marshall Law School

$5,000

to support the International Human Rights Clinic

Latin School Chicago

$40,000

to support the Learning Commons

League for Yiddish

$5,000

to support all-day Yiddish seminars

Math Circles of Chicago

$10,000

to support summer camps

Mayo Clinic

$50,000

to support the President’s Strategic Initiative Fund

Misericordia

$25,000

to support general operations

Museum of Science and Industry

$25,000

to support the Trustee Annual Fund

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

$5,000

to support Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

$15,000

to support the Scholarship for Primary Care

Oxford University Chabad Society

$10,000

to support the Yiddish Lecture Series

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

$15,000

to support the Butterfly Ball ($15,000 in 2018).

San Miguel School

$10,000

to support the Middle School Intervention Program

Shedd Aquarium

$23,000

to support general operations

Simon Wiesenthal Center

$25,000

to support the Spirit of Courage benefit

Southern Poverty Law Center

$5,000

to support general operations

St. Joseph High School

$10,000

to support Technology in the Classroom

St. Walter School

$46,000

to support school sustainability

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

$10,000

to support the 2018 Risa K. Lambert luncheon

University of Notre Dame

$50,000

to support general operations

Yiddish Book Center

$10,000

to support the Graduate Fellowship Program

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

$10,000

to support general operations

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