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Kenny's Kids


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Kenny's Kids

(formerly Comdisco Foundation)

520 N. Hicks Rd., Ste. 120

Palatine, IL United States 60067-2694

Telephone: 8479913150

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-09-30)

Assets: $13,820,188

Total giving: $610,575





Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o Nicholas K. Pontikes, 1230 W. Altgeld, Chicago, IL 60614, tel.: (773) 871-7597


Established in 1994 in IL

Purpose and Activities

The primary target of grants is giving support to organizations which seek to give youth greater opportunities outside of the classroom to learn and grow, to teach them skills that will enable them to thrive in a technology-oriented society, and to offer them the guidance and attention necessary to develop such skills. Also consideration for youth-oriented organizations and other organizations that promote the welfare of youth, such as those that offer hope and encouragement to the sick and terminally ill, protect those who have suffered from abuse, and offer after-school programs for the underprivileged.

Fields of Interest

  • Camps
  • Child welfare
  • Community recreation
  • Education
  • Education services
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Genetic conditions and birth defects
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • Special population support
  • Sports and recreation
  • Youth development
  • Youth organizing
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-09-30

Assets: $13,820,188 (market value)

Expenditures: $818,669

Total giving: $610,575

Qualifying distributions: $615,575