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Steans Family Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 05/29/2016
Last grant data update: 02/27/2016

At A Glance

Steans Family Foundation

50 E. Washington St., Ste. 410

Chicago, IL United States 60602-2152

Telephone: (312) 467-5900

URL: www.steansfamilyfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Politics
  • Family foundation

EIN

363486843

BRIDGE Number

3131611471

Background

Established in 1986 in IL - Founded by the Steans family - Harrison, Lois, and their three daughters, Heather, Jennifer, and Robin. Heather Steans is a member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 7th district.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to focus its grantmaking and programs in North Lawndale, IL, a revitalizing neighborhood on Chicago, IL's, west side, and working in partnership with local residents and institutions to build and enhance the North Lawndale community. Giving primarily for education, birth-college access, including early childhood and school-based funding.