The CME Group Foundation is pleased to announce our 2021 commitment to supporting education initiatives across Chicago, including a new focus on funding kindergarten readiness programs. In this quarter’s update, we highlight many of the innovative programs and initiatives the CME Group Foundation will support this year.
CME Group Foundation Awards Nearly $3 Million in Grants
The CME Group Foundation has awarded nearly $3 million in grants to further support kindergarten readiness and K-12 programming across Chicago and Illinois. These grants include $1,275,000 in support of kindergarten readiness programs, which will help to better equip children for later academic achievement, and $700,000 in grants to support K-12 programming with a strong focus on computer science, financial education, and personalized learning through technology.
For more information and for a complete list of CME Group Foundation grantees, check out our press release.