Our Approach to Grantmaking

We invest in organizations that demonstrate a commitment to creating value in one or more of our key areas of work - early childhood education, journalism and the First Amendment, youth civic engagement, assistance for disadvantaged communities, and serving veterans.  When we make grants, we look for motivated, knowledgeable and passionate organizations who think holistically about social issues and how together we can effectively contribute to the solution. We are committed to having measurable, systemic impact on the areas we invest in, and holding ourselves accountable for these results.
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205 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 4300
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