Organization

Irving Harris Foundation

Joined in November 2017

About Us

The Irving Harris Foundation (Foundation) enhances the quality of life for children, families and communities by advancing human potential, social justice and equity, and creative experience and expression. The Foundation distributes approximately $15 million annually and is a strategic, proactive grantmaker in early childhood and reproductive health and justice; the arts, humanities and culture; and, Jewish values in the U.S. and Israel. The Foundation also makes Board initiated discretionary grants and has recently developed a Legacy giving program that focuses on violence prevention and environmental justice. The Foundation’s grants aim to address root causes; leverage public and private resources; provide technical assistance; and, collaborate through public-private and funder partnerships.

The Irving Harris Foundation (Foundation) enhances the quality of life for children, families and communities by advancing human potential, social justice and equity, and creative experience and expression. The Foundation distributes…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Civic Engagement
  • Policy
  • Reproductive Health/Rights

Location

  • 191 N Wacker Drive
    Suite 1500
    Chicago 60606