Our Donors

We thank the many investors and donors who make our work possible. Because of you, students’ lives are being changed every day! 

When donors invest in Umoja, their support has a direct and immediate impact on our students, teachers, schools, and communities. Umoja is possible because of the generous support of the following foundations and corporations. 


(Received between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019)

$50,000 or more

Anonymous Family Foundation

Angell Foundation


Chicago Blackhawks Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund

Cook County, Justice Advisory Council 

Julian Grace Foundation

MB Financial

Michael Reese Health Trust

Polk Bros. Foundation

Pritzker Family Offfice LLC

Raikes Foundation

Robert R. McCormick Foundation

The Crown Family


Allstate Insurance Company

Bethany Fund - Advocate Charitable Foundation

The Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation

Sterling CUSD 5


Arthur C. Nielsen Jr Family Charitable Trust

BMO Harris Bank N.A.

Chicago White Sox Community Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund.

Children First Fund


Impact Grants Chicago

Kenilworth Union Church


Protiviti Inc

Siragusa Family Foundation

Steans Family Foundation 

Topfer Family Foundation


$2,500 - $9,999

Chicago Community Trust 

DLA Piper

Goldman Sachs Gives

Google Inc

H.W. Wilson Foundation


NAI Hiffman

New Frontiers Foundation

Pledgeling Foundation

S5 Family Foundation

Zekelman Industries, Inc.

Under $2,500

Accent Marketing, Inc.

Anderson & Shah Roofing, Inc

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital Of Chicago

Aon Foundation

Apogee Services, Inc.

Avanade Inc.


Exelon Foundation


Fortress Investment Group LLC

Garvey's Office Products

Generations Fund

Grand Appliance

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP


LTS Chicago and Zog Sports

Pfizer Foundation

Prince Charitable Trusts

Proven Business Systems

Robert Okin Foundation

The Children's School Of Oak Park

The Retirement Research Foundation

Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC

Wines For Humanity