Founders Circle

The following Founders’ Circle members have made commitments of $100,000 and above to underwrite the first five graduating classes and provide significant start-up support for ChiArts.

(Cumulative Gifts as of 6.30.16)

$1 Million+

Caerus Foundation, Inc.
Efroymson Family Fund, a CICF Fund
Polk Bros. Foundation
Jim and Kay Mabie
Elizabeth Morse Genius Charitable Trust
David Herro and Jay Franke

 $250,000-$999,999
The Alphawood Foundation
Anonymous
Best Portion Foundation
Crown Family Philanthropies
ITW
Robert R. McCormick Foundation
The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust
The Negaunee Foundation
Sylvia Neil and Dan Fischel
Susan and Richard** Kiphart
Tom and Mary Owens
The Renaissance Schools Fund
Pam and Russ Strobel
The Donna Van Eekeren Foundation
Helen and Sam Zell

$100,000-$249,999
Anonymous (2)
Julie & Roger Baskes
The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation
Kay Bucksbaum
Marge** and Lew Collens
Sidney and Sondra Berman Epstein
D&R Fund
Dr. Scholl Foundation
Exelon
Marshall and Jamee Field
Christina and Ronald Gidwitz Charitable Foundation
Paul and Ellen Gignilliat
Joseph and Madeleine Glossberg
Sandra and Jack Guthman
Joan W. Harris
Walter E. Heller Foundation
Betsy and Arthur Holden
Kovler Family Foundation
Diane vS & Robert M. Levy
John and Martha Mabie
Mary and John F. Manley
Chauncey and Marion D. McCormick Family Foundation
William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, Inc.
Edward and Lucy R. Minor Family Foundation
Clare Muñana
Penny Pritzker and Brian Traubert
The Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation
Burton X. and Sheli Rosenberg
Sandra & Earl Rusnak, Jr.
Cari & Michael J. Sacks
Sargent Family Foundation
Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust
Harrison I. and Lois M. Steans

** deceased