Furthering its mission to promote philanthropy and build metropolitan Chicago’s charitable resources, The Chicago Community Trust offers a matching gifts program to staff and the Executive Committee, the governing board of the Trust. The program allows employees and members of the Executive Committee to augment their gifts to nonprofits. Following are the recipients of the matching gift program in 2019.



Access Living

Albany Park Theater Project

American Heart Association


Big Shoulders Fund

Black Ensemble Theater

Business And Professional People For The Public Interest

Catholic Chartities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

Center on Halsted

Chicago Bar Foundation

Chicago Cares, Inc.

Chicago Child Care Society

Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortiu

Chicago Foundation For Women

Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus

Chicago Jobs Council

Chicago Public Media, Inc.

Chicago Run

Chicago Urban League

Chicago Women In Philanthropy

Chicago-Kent College of Law

Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation

Children at the Crossroads Foundation

Chinese American Service League

Christ the King Jesuit College Prep

Civic Consulting Alliance

CJE Senior Life

Continuum Theater

Crisis Center For South Suburbia

Deborah’s Place

DevCorp North

Dominican University


Enchanted Backpack

Equip For Equality

Eye on India


Field Museum

Friends Of The Chicago River

Friends of the Children – Chicago

Friends of the Forest Preserves

Friends Of The Parks

Greater Chicago Food Depository

Greyhounds Only Inc.

Holy Trinity High School

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Institute for the International Education of Students

Instituto Del Progresso Latino

International Street Dog Foundation

Intuit -The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

ISKALI c/o Vincent Del Real

Juvenile Justice Initiative

K.L.E.O. Community Family Center

Lake County Community Foundation

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund

Landmarks Preservation Council Of Illinois

Latin United Community Housing Association

Leadership Greater Chicago

Leadership Greater McHenry County

Les Turner ALS Foundation

Literacy Works

Main Stay Therapeutic Riding Program

Margaret’s Village

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls

Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force

Metropolitan Planning Council

Mikva Challenge

Misericordia Home

Mujeres Latinas En Accion

Music Of The Baroque

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Nature Conservancy

North Shore Country Day School


Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

On Your Feet Foundation

Openlands Project

Ounce of Prevention Fund

People’s Music School

Point Foundation

Points of Lights

Reflections Foundation


Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

Roger Baldwin Foundation of ACLU Inc.

Sarah’s Inn

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

Soft Landing Missoula

Sue Duncan Children’s Center

Take Your Place Inc

The Anti-Cruelty Society

The Cara Program

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

The Children’s Heart Foundation

The Goodman Theatre

The Hadley School for the Blind

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Volcker Alliance, Inc.

The WBEZ Alliance, Inc.

The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights


Transitional Living Services Veterans

Turning Point, Inc.

Twice As Nice Mother & Child

U.S. Soccer Foundation

University Of Chicago

Waukegan Park District

Welfare Committee for Polish Youth Organizations

Window To The World Communications, Inc.

Women Employed

World Bicycle Relief

WTTW/Channel 11

YMCA Of Metropolitan Chicago