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The Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-15

At A Glance

The Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation

1701 E. Woodfield Rd., Ste. 201

Schaumburg, IL United States 60173-5127

Telephone: (847) 330-1020


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Health conversion foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-09-30)

Assets: $23,975,399

Total giving: $1,095,469






Status changed from public charity to private foundation in 1984; converted from Ridgeway Hospital

Purpose and Activities

Giving through program, general operating capital, and research grants primarily in the areas of health, mental and physical disability, and social services, with emphasis on children and youth.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made PRIs to an intermediary, the Illinois Facilities Fund, in support of Illinois health and social service agencies.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Mental health care
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Female adults
  • Female young adults
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Male adults
  • Male young adults
  • People with disabilities
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • Seniors
  • Terminally ill people
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-09-30

Assets: $23,975,399 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,581,106

Total giving: $1,095,469

Qualifying distributions: $1,503,012