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JMR Charities, Inc.

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Last profile update: 01/12/2017
Last grant data update: 08/05/2017

At A Glance

JMR Charities, Inc.

333 W. 35th St.

Chicago, IL United States 60616-3651

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Sports

EIN

363218989

BRIDGE Number

2122590168

Background

Established in IL - Founded by Jerry Reinsdorf, the majority owner of Major League Baseball's Chicago White Sox and the owner of the National Basketball Association's Chicago Bulls. As Chairman of the Chicago Bulls since 1985, the franchise won six World Championships in the 1990s. Under his ownership, the White Sox won the World Series in 2005, the first time since 1917. The World Series victory made him only the third owner in the history of North American sports to win a championship in two different sports.