Becky and Lester Knight of the Knight Family Foundation have launched our Turn on the LYTE Campaign with an incredible challenge grant. Matching every dollar we raise up to $500,000, their generosity is inspiring others to join us in our work to create a safer and more just world for young people in Chicago.
KNIGHT FAMILY FOUNDATION
PIERCE FAMILY FOUNDATION
The Pierce Family Foundation works to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations helping to meet the needs of people experiencing homelessness. The foundation provides support that keeps organizations strong so that programs can thrive.
POLK BROS FOUNDATION
The Polk Bros. Foundation seeks to improve the quality of life for the people of Chicago. They partner with local nonprofit organizations that work to reduce the impact of poverty and provide area residents with better access to quality education, preventive health care and basic human services.
THE OWENS FOUNDATION
The Owens Foundation focuses on helping Chicagoans affected by homelessness and poverty through support of programs focused on homelessness prevention, employment, college access and comprehensive support.
Alvin H. Baum Family Fund
The Alvin H. Baum Family Fund is committed to bettering the lives of those who live and work predominantly in the Chicagoland area. Priorities established for the Foundation’s giving are Health, Human Services, Education, Housing, Environmental Issues and the Arts.
THE CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST
The Chicago Community Trust is a community foundation dedicated to improving our region through strategic grant making, civic engagement and inspiring philanthropy. They are here to serve the nonprofit organizations, the generous donors and the thoughtful residents who strive to make a difference, helping their bold vision create lasting community change.
Crossroads Fund leads in the philanthropic sector by supporting innovative organizing models that build strong movements for racial, social and economic justice. By creating relationships between donors, grantees, grassroots groups and community members, they strengthen leadership, build sustainable communities and transform unjust conditions, institutions and policies to create greater equality and opportunity for all.