2024 Grants

The following grants will be disbursed in calendar year 2024.

Arts Learning
Albany Park Theater Project General operating support $10,000
Chicago Opera Theater Opera for All Program $10,000
Chicago Sinfonietta An Orchestra for Your Neighborhood Program $10,000
The Goodman Theatre Educator Training Initiatives $10,000
Harris Theater for Music and Dance Community Engagement Programs $10,000
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Education and Adaptive Dance Programs $10,000
The Joffrey Ballet Community Engagement Programs $10,000
Lookingglass Theatre Company Department of Curiosity In-school Residencies $10,000
Lyric Opera of Chicago Lyric Unlimited Programs $10,000
Marwen Pathway Programs $10,000
The People’s Music School General operating support $10,000
PlayMakers Laboratory Theatre General operating support $10,000
Silk Road Cultural Center General operating support $10,000
SkyART General operating support $10,000
Steppenwolf Theatre Company Steppenwolf Education Program $10,000
Uniting Voices Chicago Neighborhood Choir Program $10,000
Urban Gateways General operating support $10,000
West Point School of Music General operating support $10,000
A Safe Haven Foundation Center for Workforce Development $15,000
Associated Colleges of Illinois Peer Mentoring Program $10,000
Bottom Line General operating support for Bottom Line Chicago $10,000
Braven General operating support for Braven – Chicago $10,000
Breakthrough Sacramento General operating support $10,000
Cara Collective General operating support $10,000
Center for Changing Lives General operating support $10,000
Chicago Botanic Garden Windy City Harvest $10,000
The Chicago Lighthouse Transitional Jobs Program $10,000
College Possible Chicago General operating support $10,000
Communities in Schools (CIS) of Chicago General operating support $10,000
Growing Home General operating support $10,000
Inspiration Corporation Foodservice Training Program $10,000
Midtown-Metro Achievement Centers (formerly known as Midtown Educational Foundation) General operating support $10,000
OneGoal Chicago General operating support $10,000
One Million Degrees General operating support $10,000
The Partnership for College Completion General operating support $20,000
Project Exploration General operating support $10,000
Public Allies Chicago General operating support $10,000
Alternatives, Inc. General operating support $10,000
Brightpoint (formerly known as Children’s Home & Aid) Mitzi Freidheim Englewood Child & Family Center $10,000
BUILD Intervention Programs $15,000
Connections for Abused Women and their Children General operating support $10,000
Erie Family Health Foundation The West Side Adolescent Behavioral Health Project $10,000
Family Focus Family Focus Englewood $10,000
Howard Brown Health Center Broadway Youth Center (BYC) $10,000
IWS Family Health Child-Centered Health and Advanced Therapy (CHAT) Program $10,000
Juvenile Protective Association Connect to Kids (C2K) Program $10,000
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation Center for Childhood Resilience $15,000
Metropolitan Family Services Communities Partnering 4 Peace (CP4P) $10,000
Mikva Challenge Neighborhood Leadership Initiative $10,000
NewRoot Learning Institute Restorative Justice programs $10,000
The Night Ministry Outreach & Health Ministry Program $10,000
Northwestern Memorial Foundation Transitional Care Clinic $15,000
Thresholds General operating support $10,000
Tuesday’s Child General operating support $10,000
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago Youth Safety Violence Prevention (YSVP) Initiative $10,000


Siragusa Scholars
American Indian College Fund Tribal College scholarship program $20,000
Big Shoulders Fund The Chairman’s Emergency Scholarship Fund $10,000
ChiArts Foundation Student Assistance Fund at Chicago High School for the Arts $10,000
The Cove School Student scholarships $10,000
Elmhurst University Scholarships for middle-income students $20,000
Illinois Wesleyan University Scholarships for middle-income students $10,000
Loyola Academy Student scholarships $10,000
Loyola University Chicago Students Together Are Reaching Success (S.T.A.R.S.) Mentoring Program $20,000
Merit School of Music Student scholarships $10,000
Northwestern University “I’m First” Program $20,000
Roosevelt University Scholarships for undergraduate students in the Chicago College of Performing Arts $20,000
Rush University Medical Center The Siragusa Family Foundation Scholarship at the College of Nursing $20,000
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Siragusa First-Generation Fellows Scholarship $20,000
The United Negro College Fund Merit-based scholarships for Chicago Public School students $20,000
The University of Chicago Student scholarships $10,000


3Arts 2024 Make A Wave Awards Program $10,000
Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum Adler Teen Leaders Advancing STEM (ATLAS) Program $10,000
The Art Institute of Chicago School Partnerships in the Department of Learning and Public Engagement $10,000
Chicago Cares General operating support $5,000
Chicago Women in Philanthropy Women’s Leadership Mentoring Program (WLMP) $1,000
Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance Progressive Pathways Support Fund $10,000
The Cradle Special Needs Infant Adoption Program $10,000
The Field Museum Learning Center programs $10,000
Forefront General operating support $3,500
Friends of the Chicago River Chicago River Eco Warriors (CREW) Volunteer and Restoration Program $7,500
Ingenuity General operating support $10,000
International Game Fish Association Education programs $2,500
Josephinum Academy Student scholarships $5,000
K9s For Warriors General operating support $10,000
Keshet General operating support $10,000
Lincoln Park Zoo Learning Department programs $10,000
Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly General operating support $5,000
Marillac St. Vincent Family Services General operating support $5,000
Mayo Clinic The Siragusa Family Foundation Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Scholar Fund $20,000
National Center for Family Philanthropy General operating support $2,500
The Newberry Library K-12 Teacher training programs $10,000
North Chicago Community Partners General operating support $10,000
Northwestern Settlement General operating support $7,500
Openlands General operating support $10,000
Rebuilding Ex-Offenders Successfully Through Opportunities Rehabilitation and Education – R.E.S.T.O.R.E. General operating support $10,000
Salvation Army Wonderland Camp $5,000
Shedd Aquarium General education programs $10,000
Shore Community Services, Inc. General operating support $10,000
SitStayRead General operating support $10,000
Soil Born Farms Urban Agriculture Project Youth Corps Educational Programs $10,000
United Service Organizations (USO) – Midwest Region General operating support $10,000

A philanthropic partner of nonprofits to improve communities throughout the Chicago region

Through its giving, the Siragusa Family Foundation seeks to fulfill its mission of supporting efforts that help people help themselves and experience a better quality of life.