Chicago Tribune Charities

Our Commitment

Chicago Tribune Charities, a fund of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, is committed to ensuring that at-risk kids and families across Chicagoland have access to programs that will allow them to realize their full potential and achieve self-sufficiency.

Grants are provided through Chicago Tribune Charities to nonprofit organizations with programs focused on:

The complete grant guidelines, application procedures and additional information for Chicago Tribune Charities can be found online.

Contact Info

Molly Baltman - Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment; Workforce Development
Arianna Cisneros - Child and Youth Education
David Pesqueira - Literacy
Please click here to review Letter of Inquiry deadlines.


Featured Stories from 2014 Holiday Giving


11.25.14 Michael Barlow Center Coaches Ex-Offenders on Finding Jobs >>

11.25.14 Umoja Strives to Give High School Kids a Leg Up >>

11.23.14 National Latino Education Institutes Empowers Students >>

11.22.14 Center Works with the Youngest Victims of Domestic Violence >>

11.14.14 Enlace helps Little Village Students Achieve College Dreams >>

11.09.14 Center Gives Haven to Sex Abuse Survivors >>

10.31.14 Korean American Community Services Helps Immigrants of all Backgrounds >>

Featured Stories from 2013 Holiday Giving

11.12.13 Program matches professionals with
               inner-city youth >>

Helping CPS students aim for college degrees >>

Center offers hope to addicted women >>

Year Up gives young adults leg up in job market >>
Setting a strong foundation in reading >>

Chicago Tribune Charities helps North Lawndale program >>




CTC - Holiday Campaign - Children's Research TriangleWatch Chicago Tribune Charities' 2011 Holiday Giving public service announcement video >>

Robert R. McCormick Foundation
205 N. Michigan Ave.
Suite 4300
Chicago, IL 60601

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Robert R. McCormick Foundation
205 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 4300
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312 445 5000
Fax: 312 445 5001