Grant-Making

The SATTER FOUNDATION is working to help our grantees make lasting, positive changes in the world. 

Cumulative Giving 1997-2017

The Satter Foundation has made $51,632,023 in grants since its inception.

$50,000,000
$40,000,000
$30,000,000
$20,000,000
$10,000,000
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
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2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017

2016 Funding Breakdown

International $1,631,000
Chicago $2,213,500
United States* $1,382,000
*excluding Chicago funding

2016 Funding by Location

35.9%
22.5%
10.6%
13.6%
12.3%
2.7%
2.2%
  • Education opportunities | $1,850,00
  • Health + human services | $1,160,500
  • Human rights + democracy | $546,000
  • The environment + endangered species | $705,000
  • Job creation + economic opportunity | $633,000
  • Veterans | $141,000
  • The arts | $115,000

2016 Funding by Issue