Chicago Tribune Charities

Thanks For Giving

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; Child and Youth Education
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David Pesqueira - Literacy
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Featured Stories from 2012 Holiday Giving

12.30.12 Glen Ellyn center offers tutoring to refugee students >>

12.26.12 The Bridge reaches out to troubled families >>

12.23.12 Women's Treatment Center: Homeless women getting a new lease... >>

12.20.12 Chinese American Service League's Chef Training Program caters...>>

12.17.12 Parents get a hand in turning young kids into readers >>

12.14.12 Songs of Good Cheer >>

12.12.12 A musical twist to reading education >>

12.7.12 Help is at hand for kids at risk and students who have given up on themselves >>

12.4.12 Child Trauma Center helps heal youth >>

11.30.12 English classes help immigrants open door to new lives >>

11.27.12 St. Leonard's Michael Barlow Center helps ex-cons find work >>

11.24.12 Nonprofit helps refugees adjust to new life in Chicago >>

11.23.12 Orlando Sentinel Family Fund Holiday Campaign benefits Valencia College Program >>

JVS Chicago helps people get back in workplace >>

11.16.12 Evanston center aids youths seeking jobs >>

11.11.12 A door opens for homeless women >> 
11.07.12 Literacy push opens new chapters for young readers  >>

11.04.12 Network for College Success has graduation focus >>

Crisis Center offers lifeline for women, children  >>

Agency helps survivors of domestic violence  >>

Organization helps immigrant children right from the start  >>

10.22.12 Center aids recovery from sexual trauma  >>

10.18.12 Group aims to get kids to college >> 

10.14.12 Chinatown center teaches English, serves as a hub for community >>

McCormick Foundation Awards 'Why News Matters' grants >>  

McCormick Foundation and Chicago Tribune Grant Nearly $800,000 to Help Low-Income Adults Find Pathways to Education and Employment >>


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

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Chicago, IL 60601

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