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Lloyd A. Fry Foundation


Last profile update: 08/16/2017
Last grant data update: 01/23/2018

At A Glance

Lloyd A. Fry Foundation

120 S. LaSalle St., Ste. 1950

Chicago, IL United States 60603-3419

Telephone: (312) 580-0310


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 1959 in IL - Founded by the late Lloyd A. Fry, who established the Lloyd A. Fry Roofing Company in Chicago in 1933. The company grew to eventually become the world's largest producer of asphalt roofing products with more than 50 asphalt refineries and roofing plants across the country.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports organizations with the strength and commitment to address persistent problems of urban Chicago resulting from poverty, violence, ignorance and despair. The foundation seeks to build the capacity of individuals and the systems that serve them. The vision is of a Chicago that offers education, prosperity, and hope for all.