Social Justice—Ensuring all can participate in society without interference, and the benefits and responsibilities accrued from society are fairly distributed to all.
826CHI, Chicago, IL $50,000 towards the build-out of their new space for tutoring and creative writing
American Red Cross of Greater Chicago, Chicago, IL $5,000 for disaster fund
Anti-Defamation League, New York, NY $100,000 for civil rights and education programs
The ARK Chicago, IL $75,000 for The ARK Northwest
AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps Washington, DC $50,000 to support the 2014-2015 DC corps members
BIG Baseball Academy (Best Instruction Guaranteed), Chicago, IL $5,000 for general support
Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, Chicago, IL $10,000 for the free doula and home visiting program of the Altgeld-Riverdale Early Learning Initiative
Carpenter's Shelter, Alexandria, VA $5,000 for general support
Chicago HOPES for Kids, Chicago, IL $11,780 to provide after-school tutoring in homeless shelters and to cover the rent for one year in their new office
Children First Fund: The Chicago Public Schools Foundation, Chicago, IL $15,000 to supply school-related needs of homeless and low-income students.
Coffee Kids, Chicago, IL $10,000 for general support
Colage Seattle, WA $125,000 ($75,000 as an outright grant & $50,000 as a one-to-one match for new donors or increased donations from existing donors) for·strategic planning·and building infrastructure:
Community Health Chicago, IL $175,000 for the Diabetes Management Program and an additional amount for mental health services and general support
Community Lodgings, Alexandria, VA $5,000 for general support
Frame of Mind Films Albany, CA $500,000 for a documentary film about the Dalai Lama
Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA $250,000 for a pilot program to prevent youth violence and bullying
Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago, IL $5,000 for general support
The Honeycomb Project, Chicago, IL $2,500 for general support
Inspiration Corporation, Chicago, IL $10,000 for general support
Institute for Sustainable Economic Educational & Environmental Design (ISEED), Oakland, CA $100,000 for the Roses In Concrete Community School
J Street, Washington, D.C., $5,000 for J Street Education Fund
Kids in Danger, Chicago, IL $25,000 for general support to improve children's product safety
Lawrence Hall Chicago, IL $100,000 for the Foster Care program
Live It Learn It Washington, DC $50,000 for their experiential learning programs for 4th, 5th and 6th grade students
Music & Memory, Mineola, NY $30,080 to purchase 640 iPod Shuffles for nursing home residents suffering from Alzheimer's
National Public Housing Museum, Chicago IL $25,000 fo sponsor "The Public Good" program series
Our Family Coalition San Francisco, CA $165,000 for program support
Project Return, Milwaukee, WI $10,000 to underwrite the annual gala for their prison after care work
Sarah's Circle, Chicago, IL $12,500 to support expansion of art therapy programming for women who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL $12,500 to support advocacy around education, health care and school discipline issues.
Scleroderma Foundation, Greater Chicago Chapter, Chicago, IL $8,000 for general support
Sixth and I, Washington, DC $50,000 to sponsor MLK Shabbat in January and The Ten for Shavuot
The Huddle, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia $40,000 "Building Futures -- Huddle Leadership and Careers"
The Working Group, Oakland, CA $425,000 for Not In Our Town/Not In Our Schools anti-hate work
University of Chicago Crime Lab, Chicago, IL $125,000 to think and plan how they might learn more about why and how various cognitive behavioral therapy programs achieve results (including Youth Guidance's B.A.M., W.O.W. programs).
Youth Guidance Chicago, IL $500,000 for each of three years to be split equally between the Becoming A Man and Working On Womanhood programs
Social Justice, Scholarship, the Arts and Investigative Journalism