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Foundation Relations







The Illinois Chapter values all of the donors who make its work possible. Our donors include foundations that provide grants to support programs and services, research, and general operating expenses.

The Alzheimer’s Association is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. We allocate our funds in an ethical and responsible manner, exceeding the rigorous standards of America’s most experienced charity evaluator—the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance.

Click here to view our Annual Report.

We welcome opportunities to partner with foundations—independent, family, community and corporate.

Please contact the Grants Office at 847.324.0369 or mdiverde@alz.org to learn more.



We honor the impact Foundations make.


The Illinois Chapter is proud to recognize the following foundations* for their commitment to our Mission--to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Thank you for your support!

Abt Family Charitable Foundation
Adreani Foundation
Alex W. Nielsen Foundation
AmazonSmile Foundation
AMG Charitable Gift Foundation
Apple Lane Foundation
Ayco Charitable Foundation
Bank of America Foundation
Barbara and Frank Lieber Family Charitable Trust
Barbara J Timmer Family Foundation
Ben Harding Family Foundation
Braidwood Goodwill Committee
Burton W. Ruder Foundation
Catherine McKeever Denten Foundation
Charity Partners Foundation, Inc.
Charles H. & Bertha L. Boothroyd Foundation
Chicago Community Trust
Circle of Service Foundation
Cisco Foundation
Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
Crown Family Philanthropies
Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
Elaine and Donald Levinson Foundation
Ernsteen Family Foundation
ExxonMobil Foundation
Francis Field Youth Foundation
Francis L. Lederer Foundation
Frank W. Holas Foundation
FT Cares Foundation
Frederika Meyer Charitable Trust
Gassin Family Foundation
GE Foundation
George and June Block Family Foundation
Gerald J. & Carolyn C. Kostelny Charitable
....Foundation
Gertrude B. Nielsen Charitable Trust
Gilford-Atkins Families Foundation
GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
Glen and Wendy Miller Family Foundation
Hansen-Furnas Foundation, Inc.
Hildner Foundation
Itw Foundation
Jacobson Jewish Community Foundation
James H. & Helen S. Knippen Foundation
James & Minerva Weiss Foundation
JEMP-D Foundation
Joachim & Vicki Peters Foundation
Korth Family Foundation
Lake Family Foundation
LeadingAge Illinois Foundation
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation

LPL Financial Charitable Foundation
MacQuarie Group Foundation
Mankwitz Family Foundation
Margot & Thomas Pritzker Family
....Foundation
Maurie & Ethel Meltzer Family Foundation
Mead Johnson Foundation
MeadWestvaco Foundation
Mondelez International Foundation
Napleton Family Foundation
National Christian Foundation
Oberheide Family Foundation
Orange Krush Foundation
Parker Kemp Foundation
Pepsico Foundation
PricewaterhouseCoopers Charitable
....Foundation
Renaissance Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Samuel Weinstein Family Foundation
Shell Oil Company Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Silicon Valley Foundation Pepsico
Special Leisure Services Foundation
Stockton Charitable Foundation
Subaru of America Foundation
Sumitomo Corporation of America Foundation
The Arthur J. Gallagher Foundation
The Community Foundation of Sarasota
....County
The Curtis L Carlson Family Foundation
The Elizabeth Levine Foundation, Inc.
The Horner Family Foundation
The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc.
The John and Kathleen Schreiber Foundation
The John Buck Company Foundation
The John E. and Jeanne T. Hughes
....Foundation
The Prudential Foundation
The Reichert Foundation
The Rossman Family Foundation
The Sidley Austin Foundation
The Siragusa Foundation
The Wagner Foundation
Thomas & Christina Grusecki Foundation
U.S. Bank Foundation
Vern & Bunny Thelen Family Foundation
Warren County Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation

*Foundations listed include those who donated in the fiscal year 2017; respecting the decision of those who wish to keep their gifts anonymous. We apologize for any oversights. Please contact mdiverde@alz.org with needed updates.

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.