Contributions to the We Rise Together Fund ensure that communities hardest hit by the pandemic will do more than recover – they will thrive and move our whole region forward.


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Amount Committed To Date:

$47 Million


  • Amazon
  • Anonymous
  • Bank of America
  • Bluhm Family Charitable Trust
  • The Chicago Community Trust
  • The Community Focus Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation
  • Crankstart
  • Crown Family Philanthropies
  • Joyce Foundation
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Mars Wrigley Foundation
  • Pepsico
  • Pritzker Traubert Foundation
  • BMO Harris Bank
  • The Coleman Foundation
  • Frechette Family Foundation
  • Lavin Family Supporting Foundation
  • Northern Trust Company
  • Albertsons Companies Foundation/Jewel-Osco
  • Anonymous (3)
  • Lucy & Peter Ascoli
  • Catherine and John Estey
  • Glasser and Rosenthal Family Foundation
  • Horizon Therapeutics
  • Loop Capital
  • Elinor and Maynard Marks Family
  • Michael and Claire O'Grady
  • Polk Bros. Foundation
  • Peter and Alicia Pond
  • Robert R. McCormick Foundation
  • Target Corporation

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When recovery is truly equitable and just, nothing can hold us back.