Grant-Making

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

Cumulative Giving 1997-2019

The Satter Foundation has made $59,754,123 in grants since its inception.

$60,000,000
$50,000,000
$40,000,000
$30,000,000
$20,000,000
$10,000,000
1997
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2019

2019 Funding Breakdown

International $141,000
Chicago $1,712,500
United States* $926,100
*excluding Chicago funding

2019 Funding by Location

44.2%
25.9%
3.9%
3.7%
8.3%
9.5%
4.1%
  • Education opportunities | $1,229,500
  • Health + human services | $720,000
  • Human rights + democracy | $111,000
  • The environment + endangered species | $105,000
  • Job creation + economic opportunity | $233,000
  • Veterans | $266,000
  • The arts | $115,100

2019 Funding by Issue