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The Lefkofsky Family Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-02-05

At A Glance

The Lefkofsky Family Foundation

600 W. Chicago Ave., Ste. 775

Chicago, IL United States 60654-2526

URL: www.lefkofskyfoundation.com

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $21,169,157

Total giving: $5,475,215

EIN

207066362

BRIDGE Number

7014206549

Background

Established in 2006 in IL - Liz and Eric Lefkofsky have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.

Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the foundation is to advance high-impact programs, initiatives and research that enhance the quality of human life in the communities it serves. To achieve this mission, the foundation strives to: ensure access to quality education, improve fundamental human rights, propel innovative medical research, and expand cultural initiatives.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Art museums
  • Arts and culture
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Human rights
  • Museums
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $21,169,157 (market value)

Gifts received: $13,286,675

Expenditures: $5,809,191

Total giving: $5,475,215

Qualifying distributions: $5,641,080