Grant-Making

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

Cumulative Giving 1997-2016

The Satter Foundation has made $45,639,373 in grants since its inception.

$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
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016

2016 Funding Breakdown

International $1,760,000
Chicago $1,912,500
United States* $1,132,000
*excluding Chicago funding

2016 Funding by Location

35%
18%
18%
15%
9%
3%
2%
  • Education opportunities | $1,693,00
  • Health + human services | $867,500
  • Human rights + democracy | $835,000
  • The environment + endangered species | $705,000
  • Job creation + economic opportunity | $436,000
  • Veterans | $156,000
  • The arts | $110,000

2016 Funding by Issue