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The Comer Foundation


Last profile update: 12/15/2017
Last grant data update: 05/09/2018

At A Glance

The Comer Foundation

2 N. LaSalle St.

Chicago, IL United States 60602-3702

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation




Established in 1986 in IL - Founded by the late Gary C. Comer, who was a co-founder of the mail-order retailer Lands' End that specializes in casual clothing, luggage and home furnishings.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for environmental protection, medicine, arts and cultural organizations, human services, and education.