Our Funders

Children’s Literacy Initiative is pleased to acknowledge the following donors, including all members of CLI’s Board of Directors, for their generosity during Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016). These private individuals, charitable trusts and organizations support CLI and our work through grants, corporate matches, United Way designations, in-kind gifts and the donation of publicly traded securities. CLI greatly appreciates each gift.

$1,000,000 or more
  • Target
$500,000 to $999,999
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • The William Penn Foundation
  • Steans Family Foundation
$100,000 to $499,999
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Allen H. & Selma E. Berkman Charitable Trust
  • Drexel University
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Polk Bros. Foundation, Inc.
$50,000 to $99,999
  • Anonymous
  • The Capital Group Companies
  • Chicago Tribune—Holiday Campaign, a McCormick Foundation Fund
  • Connelly Foundation
  • Daniels Fund
  • Denver Foundation
  • Farber Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Otto Haas Charitable Trust
  • Hamilton Family Foundation
  • Joel and Sharon Koppelman
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Piton Foundation
  • The Selander Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
$25,000 to $49,999
  • Samuel S. Fels Fund
  • Governor Woods Foundation
  • Estate of Jules Hirsch
  • Vertex, Inc.
$10,000 to $24,999
  • The Donley Foundation
  • Richard Gluck
  • Jeanne & Dov Haselkorn
  • Holman Automotive Group, Inc.
  • T & T Lundgren Fund
  • Lawrence J. & Anne Rubenstein
  • Charitable Foundation
  • Subaru of America Foundation, Inc.
  • Vert Charitable Trust
  • Bradley & Katherine Vogt
$1,000 to $9,999
    • The 25th Century Foundation
    • Anonymous
    • Anonymous
    • Christine & Leif Beck
    • Breckinridge Capital Advisors
    • David & Jennifer Bloom
    • Brodart Company
    • William & Sylvia Cohen Family Fund
    • A. Bruce Crawley
    • Larry & Lois Curry
    • Eden Charitable Foundation
    • Allison Gruneich
    • Shelley & Steven Harris
    • Hess Foundation, Inc.
    • Illinois Tool Works Foundation
    • Investors Foundation
    • William Josem
    • Kinder Morgan
    • Lakeshore
    • Legg Mason Charitable Foundation
    • Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation
    • M & T Charitable Foundation
    • The McAlaine Family Foundation
    • Merck Company Foundation
    • M. Aileen Morningstar
    • Gerald Mosely
    • Mostafa Family Charitable Lead Trust
    • PLUS Foundation
    • Praxis Consulting Group, Inc.
    • Victoria Raivitch
    • Caroline J. Sanders Charitable Trust II
    • Santander Bank
    • FAO Schwarz Family Foundation
    • Susan & Tom Smith
    • Adam & Sylvia Spector
    • Swarthmore Presbyterian Church
    • TisBest Philanthropy
    • The TJX Foundation, Inc.
    • B & N Trugman Charitable Trust
    • UGI Utilities, Inc.
    • United Way Portland
    • Kate Wilson
    • Karen Young
    $500 to $999
    • Jeffrey Birenbaum
    • Robert & Sarah Boser
    • William Brophy
    • Mr. & Mrs. James M. Buck III
    • Michael Criss
    • Martin Cuellar
    • Scott Dickinson
    • Michael Fioravanti
    • Jaymi & Joe Formaggio
    • Katherine Giordano
    • David Goldberg
    • Timothy Howard
    • IBM Employee Services Center
    • Julie & Richard Jaffe
    • James E. Jeter, Jr.
    • Pamela MacDonald
    • Elizabeth Pilacik
    • Ralph Smith
    • Sandy St. George
    • Claire Steinberg
    • Robin Toblin
    • Dylan Wall
    • Anthony White
    • Joel Zarrow & Helen Nadel
    • ZPR Family Foundation, Inc.
    $100 to $499
    • Ascensus
    • Julie Barber-Rotenberg
    • Linda Becker
    • Benevity Community Impact Fund
    • Deborah L. Bilder & Lee S. Serota
    • Peter & Marcia Bloom
    • Shiri Bogomolny
    • Dennis Bonanni
    • Mary Brieser
    • Richard Buchanan
    • Ceridian Donation
    • Judith Cromwell
    • Lawrence Cryer
    • Carol Dawe
    • Paul Demmy
    • David Detora
    • Dropbox, Inc.
    • Richard Dusenbery
    • Jeffrey Dwoskin
    • Kyle Eckenroad
    • Gary Every
    • William Farneth & Ellen Baer
    • Robert E. Fish
    • Katheryn Ford
    • Keith E. Frederickson
    • Daniel & Roxanne Friedman
    • Robert Frieland
    • Goldman, Sachs & Co. Matching Gift Program
    • Daniel Goveas
    • Nina Grier
    • Mary & Alvin Gutman Fund
    • Roger Guttentag
    • Caryn Henning
    • Stephanie Holeman
    • Katherine Hovde
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Charlie Keiper
    • Christina Kelerchian
    • Mary & Justin Klein
    • Kenneth Kunz
    • Mr. Jeff & Mrs. Agnes Landau
    • Carrick Larimer
    • Kimberly Leichtner
    • Barry Letts
    • Martha Lipshitz
    • Marc I. Lowe
    • Christine MacDonald
    • Carl Martin
    • Laurie Matthews
    • Robert McAlaine
    • Rachel McCaskill
    • Elizabeth Monkus
    • Bob Moul
    • Viginia & William Nadel
    • Jody Anne Northrop
    • Cathy Ostaszewski
    • Katherine Parks
    • Thomas Peck
    • Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Co
    • Pfizer Foundation Matching Gifts Program
    • Jacqueline Pippin
    • Douglas Raihall
    • Wendy Reed
    • Michelle Revelle
    • Jamal Rorie
    • Travis Russell
    • Sarah Seals
    • Cathleen Shircliff
    • Joe Starnes
    • Abigail Thaker
    • Thomson Reuters
    • Waters Corporation
    • William Rogers
    • Timothy & Kathy Wilson
    • Benjamin Yeung
    • Stefan Zajic
    • Andrew Zodda
    $99 and Under
    • Marjorie Albrecht
    • Nicole Anderson
    • Janet Brody
    • Jonathan Burditt
    • Alex Campbell
    • Christine Mary Cayer
    • Peter Chambers
    • Natalie Cowart
    • Ronald Cubbage
    • Elizabeth DeFors
    • Jeffrey Dobrinsky
    • Jon Edwards
    • Janet Erwin
    • Raul Estevez Sardina
    • Chris Etheredge
    • Jo Anna Fecker
    • Herbert Fillmore
    • Eva Finney
    • Nelson Flores
    • Aaron Forsander
    • Natalie & Neil Franke
    • Carol Front
    • Patricia Frustace
    • Janet Fryer
    • Glenn Fuir
    • Stephen Gillette
    • Lauren Gutierrez
    • Christina Haas
    • Karen Halfmann
    • Maureen Hall
    • April Hersey
    • Jones Sign Co.
    • Kenneth Klein
    • Nancy Kleinberg
    • Lori Klose
    • Allie Kossoy
    • Angela Kuhlmann
    • Jim Laginess
    • Lyndsay Lehner
    • Debra Lester
    • Linda Levin
    • David Lewin
    • Sarah Lorraine
    • Michael Maciaszek
    • Beverly Mackaman
    • Lise Martin
    • Patrice McInaw
    • Linda McMahon
    • Rachel Mills
    • Gina Morgan
    • William Morris
    • Lois R. Morris
    • Patricia Murin
    • Natasha Osborne
    • Anne Perry
    • Tom Petri
    • Martha Potter
    • David Proch
    • Alessandro Reale
    • Robert Reilly
    • Constance Richard
    • Daniel Rinehart
    • Caroline Riordan
    • Tamera Rizk
    • Teresa Rizky
    • Kat Rosqueta
    • Mary Rudderow
    • Eric Ryckman
    • Robert & Judith Schachner
    • Julie Schwartz
    • Barbara Sorensen-Jetters
    • Joanne Stein
    • Kenneth Topping
    • Victor Torres
    • Jason Traub
    • James Ward
    • Teresa Watkins
    • Eileen Wilkie
    • Heather Woodward
    • Christina Zeiders
    In-Kind Contributions
    • American Airlines

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