The JB and MK Pritzker Family Foundation

  • Illinois

About Us

The JB & MK Pritzker Family Foundation has a national focus on catalyzing entrepreneurial change that promotes greater equity and fairness. The Foundation and its affiliates anticipate continuing to make substantial philanthropic investments in excess of $1 billion over 20 years.

The Foundation’s primary areas of strategic focus are early childhood development, community healthcare and upholding and expanding individual civil and human rights. The Foundation also maintains a portfolio of grants that meet critical community needs in the state of Illinois.

The Foundation’s work takes the following fundamental approach:

·        Investing in evidence-based programs and measuring ROI;

·        Effecting public policy initiatives through demonstrable advocacy;

·        Engaging through partnership – recognizing that no one achieves success alone; and

·        Leading by convening, spotlighting and bringing expertise.