Mission: The Coleman Foundation is a philanthropic organization that leverages its resources by investing in the efforts of community-based organizations and local institutions to preserve and strengthen the physical health and the economic and emotional well-being of people living in and around Chicago.
Vision: The Foundation envisions itself as a thoughtful and active participant helping nonprofit organizations and local institutions in the greater Chicago area to create more equitable and inclusive access to resources and opportunities that improve peoples’ lives. Through its grantmaking, it supports efforts that encourage entrepreneurial thinking and self-improvement for all who strive to overcome barriers.
INCREASING PERSONAL EMPOWERMENT, self-determination, and well-being of individuals in Chicago communities
ADVANCING ENTREPRENEURSHIP with an emphasis on low and moderate income neighborhoods
SUPPORTING PATIENT-CENTERED CANCER CARE and health rehabilitation services
SUPPORTING DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS to deliver and improve care
BUILDING ON A LEGACY of impact in Chicago communities