Our Donors

We are pleased to recognize the following individuals and organizations for their generous contributions to the Library Foundation, and who are also acknowledged in our latest impact report. Thank you for your support.


Corporate & Foundation Donors

$250,000+
BMO Harris Bank

$100,000 – 249,999

The Allstate Corporation
CME Group Foundation
Institute of Museum & Library Services
Peoples Gas
Polk Bros. Foundation

$40,000 – 99,999
Advanced Resources LLC
Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
The Barker Welfare Foundation
The Boeing Company
Comcast
Anonymous
Exelon
Helen M. Harrison Foundation
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Wintrust

$20,000 – 39,999
Bank of America
Bears Care
The Best Buy Foundation
The Brinson Foundation
Cubs Charities Community Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund
The Danish Arts Council
GCM Grosvenor
Walter E. Heller Foundation
Robert McCormick Foundation
Dr. Scholl Foundation
Terra Foundation for American Art
Union Pacific Foundation

$10,000 – 19,999
The Helen Brach Foundation
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Illinois Tool Works, Inc.
Jones Day
Kinzie Capital Partners
KPMG LLP
McKinsey Company, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation
The Northern Trust Company
The Peninsula Chicago
PNC Bank
Providence Public Library
Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Foundation
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
TAWANI Foundation
William Blair

$5,000 – 9,999
The Chicago Community Trust
Chicago Crypto Capital LLC
Clarity Partners, LLC
Evergreen Real Estate Group
Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

$1,000 – 4,999
McMaster-Carr Supply Company
Clayco
Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
fairlife, LLC
FCB
Greater Chicago Food Depository
IceMiller LLP
Ingram Content Group
Katz & Stefani, LLC
Limitless Creative
Robert R. McCormick Foundation
U.S. Cellular Corporation
Wrightwood Neighbors Conservation

$500 – 999
AmazonSmile Foundation
Lucy’s Children’s Fund
SkinnyCorp, LLC

$250 – 499
Bright Funds Foundation
Chicago Innovation
Forefront


Individual & Foundation

$100,000+
Anonymous
Elizabeth Amy Liebman
The James & Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation
Carlette McMullan & John Gibbons
Margaret McMullan & Pat O’Connor
Margot & Thomas Pritzker Family Foundation
Pritzker Foundation

$50,000 – 99,999
Michelle Collins
Susan & Robert A. Wislow

$25,000 – 49,999
Zell Family Foundation
Helen & Sam Zell
Hackberry Endowment Partners
Jodi Block & Barry Malkin
Katherine & Judd Malkin
The Bluhm Family Charitable Foundation
Leslie Bluhm & David Helfland
Neil Bluhm
Marcy & Greg Carlin
Crown Family Philanthropies
Elizabeth Crown & Bill Wallace
Linda & Richard Filler
Leonard C. Goodman
Jacqueline Griesdorn & Kevin Matzke
Hoellen Family Foundation
Robert Hoellen
John & Mary Jane Hoellen
Kemper Educational & Charitable Fund
Carol & Lawrence Levy
Sue & Thomas F. Pick* & the Pick Family
Pritzker Foundation
Pamela Scholl
Sulzer Family Foundation
Suzanne Yoon & Luke Molloy
Margaret Backzkowski & Bill Nygren

$10,000 – 24,999
Wendy Berger
LeRoy Carlson Jr. & Catherine Mouly
Holly Johnson Carr & Tom Carr
Jane & David Casper
The Comer Family Foundation
Frances Comer*
Robert Craigie & Stephanie Comer
Carolyn Eleanore Damon Family Foundation
Terrance Lee Diamond & Paul F. Woznicki
Deirdre Drake
Spark Cremin Paul Dykstra
Angela & Geoffrey Euston
Marshall and Jamee Field Family Fund
Jennifer Friedes & Steven C. Florsheim
Pam & Steve Hendry
David F. Heroy
Leslie S. Hindman
Lavin Family Foundation
Carol Lavine Bernick
Roger Liew & Suzi Desai
Christopher & Kathleen Miller
Oppenheimer Family Foundation
Col. Jennifer Natalya Pritzker
Rachel Kaplan & Robert Riesman
Robert J. Rizzo
Burt & Sheli Rosenberg
Bette Cerf Hill & Bruce Sagan
Mary Lee Schneider & Edward Flam
Cherryl T. Thomas

$5,000 – 9,999
Erin Arnold & Peter Ruest
Jean & John L. Brennan
Laurie Champion
Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Benn Greenspan
Isaac Greenspan
Max A. Hart Fund
Carylon Foundation
Marcie Hemmelstein & David Drew
Denise & Adam Hoeflich
Archana Kumar
Virginia B. & Frederick W. Langrehr
Kate & Bryan Logan
Sarah Rogers Morris
The Richard and Alita Rogers Family Foundation
Trisha L. Mowbray
Sheila A. Owens & Richard Smart
Kathy and Grant Pick Fund at the Chicago Community Trust
Mary and John Rayis
Linda Johnson Rice
Andrea Sáenz & John Bracken
The Segal Family Foundation
Carole & Gordon Segal
Dia S. & Edward S.* Weil Jr.
Michael A. Wilson

$2,500 – 4,999
Anonymous
William & Joan Brodsky Foundation Inc.
Rob Cheifetz & Sandt Raitt
John & Janet Conneely
Anne Megan & Scott Davis
Rocco deGrasse
DeLu Jackson
Sidney Kohl Family Foundation
Robert Kohl & Clark Pellett
Andrew Ladd
Brenda Langstraat & Ve Bui
Linda Myers
Raitt Cheifetz Family Charitable Fund
Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Foundation
Shirley & Patrick G. Ryan
Alice & John Sabi
Libby Savner
Patricia & Richard Schnadig
Sharon & Mitchell Sheinkop
Linda & Gary Stephans
Lisbeth Stiffel
Laurence P. Szumski
Priya & Chris Valenti

$1,000 – 2,499
Heather & John Alger
Keith Alperin & Elizabeth Lippow
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
William Bard
Julie and Roger Baskes Charitable Trust
Julie & Roger Baskes
Lars Bergstrom
Margaret S. & Philip D. Block, Jr. Family Foundation
Philip D. Block III Family Foundation
Shaun & Andy Block
The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Norman Bobins
Cassandra Book
Judith Borenstein
John Wm. Butler, Jr. & John M. Vanderlinden
Thomas Carroll
Cathcart Family Foundation
Elizabeth Cicchelli & Robert Buono
Robert Deisinger
Elizabeth & Mark Donnelly
The Sidney Epstein and Sondra Berman Epstein Fund at the Chicago Community Foundation
Deborah & David Epstein
Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Fisher
Stanley M. Freehling*
Mary F. Beaudry & Michael K. Fridkin
Tim & Paula Friedman
James J. and Louise R. Glasser
Mary & Lionel Go
Jim Goodridge & Joan Riley
Richard* & Mary K. Gray
Alka & Ajay Gupta Foundation
Ajay Gupta
Dr. Olwen Hahn Lyon and Mr. Mark Lyon
Marguerite D. Hark
Vernon R. Broders & Francia E. Harrington
The Irving Harris Foundation
Joan W. Harris
Ambassador Fay Hartog-Levin & Daniel E. Levin
Carrie Haslett
Elaine & Roger Haydock
Mary K. Heintz
Mary P. Hines*
Carol Jones & Tom Hynes
Judy & John Keller
Merrily & William Ketchum
Koch Family Foundation
Steven Koch
Kovler Foundation
Andrew Beattie & Jonathan Kruesi
Jay Leonard
James H. Lowry
Cynthia Mathews & John Kenny
Christopher McGowan
Erin McInerney
Cheryl Mayberry McKissack & Eric McKissack
Ann & Patrick Meara
Shanti S. Nagarkatti
Margaret Nanson
John D. and Alexandra C. Nichols Family Foundation
Alexandra & John D. Nichols
Jonathan Nieder
Abby McCormick O’Neil & D. Carroll Joynes
Megan Patel
J. Mark Pellegrino
Sarah Price
The John Pritzker Family Fund
William Provis
Reynolds Family Foundation
Jeff L. Rodgers
Madeline & Michael Rosenberg
Sandy & Frank Rossi
Anne & Allan C. Ryan
Diana Sands
Deborah & Christopher Santiago
Jill E. and Timothy A. Schlindwein
Michael Sheeran
Louis and Nellie Sieg Fund
Margaret E. Silliker & John J. Ryan
Dick Simpson
Maureen Dwyer Smith & Edward Byron Smith, Jr.
Claire Stevens & Gary Okrusko
Lisa Taylor
Jeanette Thornton-Schwab
Elizabeth & Mark Tulach
Richard E. Uilhein
Kathleen M. Ziegler & Steven J. Venturino
Lorrayne Weiss

$250 – 999
Anonymous
Anonymous
Diana Aixala & Gavin Campbell
Khadija Ali & Hussain Bhanpuri
Jennifer Alter Warden and Robert L. Warden
Emily & Robert Anderson
Ms. Sarah Anderson
Ariane Andrade
Alfred D. Andreychuk
Alexis Aria
Lindsey & Merrick Axel
Susan M. Baird
Sarah & Larry Barden
Laura & Matthew Barden
Jessica Behles
Rachel Bertsche & Matthew Levine
Margaret A. Bjerklie
John Bleeden
Dayna Block
Philip D. Block III Family Foundation
Mrs. Judith S. Block
Erin B. Bodendorfer & Michael Neupert
Mrs. Lisa Bohl & Dr. Daniel Bohl
Elise Paschen & Stuart Brainerd
Paul Brenzel
Kristopher Brown
Suzette & Allan Bulley III
Amanda Burns & Kevin Schafer
Greg C. Cameron
Jackie & Glenn Canigiani
Dennis Carlin
Julie Carlson
Leah & Nicholas Casto
Larissa Chaikowsky
Mrs. & Mr. Valerie J. Chang
Elena Cincione
Kristie J. Clemons & James Markich
Ellen Costello
Mary Jo & John Crosby
Christine DeLuca
Joanna Deming
Bhavana Devulapally
Cynthia Dickens
Michael Dorf
Pamela Duke
Katie & Alex Eddy
Anne E. Egger
Suzanne & Richard Faber
Emily Feder
Ms. Maia Feigon
Jason Feld
Jene Fleming
Patricia A. Fosmoe
Gabrielle Foster
Rhona Frazin & the Honorable Julian Frazin
The Freedman-Stillerman Family
Corliss Garner
Emily Garrett
Sean Garrett
Leonora Gatewood
Cara Gaziano
Tara Brito & Brett Geschke
Tangee Gibson
Betsy Gidwitz
Ashley Cathcart-Giroux & Jonathan Giroux
Bill Glascott
Cliff Goins IV
Hallie S. Goldblatt
Pam Gordon
Boone Gorges
Greenwood Philanthropic Fund
Christine Guthrie
John Hageman
Ginger & Delos Hall
Hope Hambleton
Sheri Hawkins
Seth Hackard
Austin Helmke
Sarah Hesse
Marilyn Hirsch
Stephanie Ursula Hodges & Will Perkins
Maureen & Charlie Horonzy
Jennifer Hugenberg
Dennis Hume
Courtney Hummel
Mary Hutchinson
Christine Hutchinson
Belisa Jackson
Nancy Jacobson
Christopher Johnson
Stephanie Jones
Suzanne & Matt Jones
Gaurav Kamboj
James Karas
Tabetha Katz
Daniel & Gloria Kearney Foundation
Gloria Kearney
Angelique Kelly-Lara
Melinda Kennedy
Suzanne Krohn
Tom Kuczmarksi
Paul Ladd
Jennifer & Mark Landolt
Marsha Lehr
Jane & Raymond Leuthold
Marc Levy
Allison Lewis
Denise Lewis & Haston Lewis
Michael Lewis
Valerie & Michael Lewis
Lynn Lockwood & Barrett Murphy
Katherine Logan
Aedan Maher
Kevin Martin
Nancy McAndrew
Robert E. McCamant
Diane & Mark Melio
Virginia Midkiff
Anne Morrissy
Malaika Myers
Aarti Nagaraju
Ellen & Jeff Nagler
Elizabeth Nandi
Mrs. Avani & Dr. Nikhil Narang
Jacqueline Neal
Derek Neathery
Michelle Novick
Kelly O’Brien
Andres Ordoñez
Stephanie Ostroff
Samuel Perkins & Carolyn Cox
Caryle & Robert Perlman
Jonathon Pernisek
Megan Portanova
Rina Ranalli
Janet & Jon Rauschenberger
Mr. Eric A. Reeves and the Reeves Family
Sarahjon & Jack Reilly
Boyd V. Rice
Ms. Jacqueline Rice
Nancy Ross
Surya Sabhapathy
John Salvino
Josh Samson
Kevin Schafer
Emily & Stephen Schappler
Rhoda & Michael Schlesinger
Susan & Charles P. Schwartz
Darren Serrao
Grace L. Shaff
Svitlana & Brian Sheppard
William Shirey
Louise Siberman & Chris Galle
Mark Slick
Kimberly Speckmann
Mary Springberg
Karin Stevens
Samantha Stevens
Carl & Crystal Strickler
John Studders & Joanne Studders
Michael & Shay Sullivan
Patrick Sullivan
Justin G. Tabas
Maureen Talbot
Brian Taylor
Elizabeth & Jeff Taylor
Andrea & John Telli
Vishaal Thanawala
Deborah & Howard Tolsky
Jay Tremblay
Martin Treu
Rebecca Tung
Henry Utschig
Annelie Verbon
Greg Vinn
Carrie Wall & Martin Makowski
Ms. Mary Eileen Wells & Mr. Chris Wells
Jessica & Michael Westerkamp
Diane & Christopher Watton
Becky Whitehurst
Courtney Wiersema
Esther Wilburn
Stacey & Mark Williams
Linda D. Woloshin
Alicia & Chuck Zich


Named Legacies & Endowments

Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Jonathan Alter
Sarah A. Brennan
Estate of Paul David and Irene R. Carter
Jane & David Casper
Jeanie F. Child
Lydia & Lawrence Crowson
Carolyn Eleanor Damon*
Terrance Lee Diamond & Paul F. Woznicki
Leslie S. Douglass
Spark Cremin & Paul Dykstra
Darcy L. Evon
Linda & Richard Filler
Rhona Frazin & the Honorable Julian Frazin
Jerry Garfield, MSW
Jim Goodridge & Joan Riley
Karen J. Green & David Zisman
Jacqueline Griesdorn & Kevin Matzke
Leslie S. Hindman
Fran Manushkin
Kevin Matzke
Janis McGowan & James Henderson
Stanley Paul
Cindy F. Pritzker
William Provis
Holly & Michael Reiter
Patricia Ronan
Bette Cerf Hill & Bruce Sagan
Ella & Richard Strubel
Anne & Marcus Wedner
Susan & Robert A. Wislow

+ Legacy Society member
* Donor deceased


Gifts in Kind

$300,000 +
FCB

$50,000 – 299,999
KPMG LLP

$10,000 – 49,000
United Airlines

$1,000 to $9,999
Anderson’s Bookstore
Penguin Random House

Up to $999
Lo & Sons
Frank Sokol


Gifts In Honor

Wendy A. Berger
Jane R. Bilger & Andrew I. Philipsborn

Susan Brynteson
Kevin Cline
Robert Dechert

Gregory A. Carlin
Burt & Sheli Rosenberg

Mary Cuny
Rob Vogelbacher

Beth & Josh Davis
Karen Davis
John Zachara

Donna Dhein
Daniel & Gloria Kearney Foundation

Terrance L. Diamond
Diane and Wayne Diamond

Terri Enghofer
Nicollette Parra

Rhona Frazin
Marshall and Jamee Field Family Fund
Goldie & Sheldon Holzman

Jennifer L. Friedes
Raitt Cheifetz Family Charitable Fund

Sandra Goldfield and David Koepp
Nancy E. Koepp

Adam J. Hecktman
Leslie & William G. Barker III

Stephanie U. Hodges
Samuel Perkins & Carolyn Cox

Jean Igoe Foley
Justin Foley & Jill Gallant-Foley

Brian Ingram and Tammy Lai
Ross Ingram

Emily Johnson
Clare McGuire

Ruth Kane
Olivia Kane

Donna LaPietra
William & Joan Brodsky Foundation Inc.
Marilyn E. Fites
Rhona Frazin & the Honorable Julian Frazin
Nancy J. Lynn & Andrew C. Teitelman
Nancy McDaniel
Audrey Tuggle
Anthony Volpe

Michael Lewis
Christopher & Kathleen Miller

Tina K. Linn
Laura Nitowski

Richard Lipman
Miriam Kalichman & Charles Firke

Ben Listyg
Emily Gerkin

Bonnie MacEachern
Elizabeth Zaretsky

Charlotte Macha
Alison Markette

Richard Mason
Konora Maxwell

Susan Matthews
Steve Matthews

Carol Maxwell
Todd Maxwell

Michael Nelson
John Nelson

Terrye and Tyler Neuenschwander
Chase Neuenschwander

David L. Nich
Catherine Eliasik

Sheila A. Owens
Louise Silberman & Chris Galle

Grant D. Pick
Kathryn R. Pick

Tom and Sue Pick
Terrance Lee Diamond

Cindy F. Pritzker
Lana Baumeister
The John Pritzker Family Fund

Neil Ramchandani
Megan Patel

Enid Roth
Shannon Roth

Susan Hassan and Rodd Schreiber
Mary and John Rayis

The Shank-Crosby Family
Mary and John Crosby

Theresa E. Strandberg
Nina Hultman

Dorothy W. Strause
Liz Strause

Klaus Szekeres
Tim Rosin

Rose Traubert and Sam Schwartz
Mathew Loonin

Susan & Robert A. Wislow
Vernon R. Broders & Francia E. Harrington
Laurie Champion
Alice & John Sabi

Rosalee Wolfe
John Keeley

Paula Worthington
Miriam Kalichman & Charles Firke

Suzanne Yoon
Linda Myers
Ken Porrello & Sherry McFall
Rosemary Rehak



Gifts In Memory

Sidney A. Avery Jr.
William Bard

Vera A. Avery
William Bard

James R. Donnelley
The Barker Welfare Foundation
Audrey Tuggle

Sondra B. Epstein
Mary & Jerry Kaltman

Betty Falasz
Carl Slaughter

James Gallagher
William Bard

Clark Joseph M. Haslanger
Lindsey Tanner

Charlotte Kim
Cherryl Thomas, The Helen Brach Foundation

Dorothy L. Korn
Eric Singer
John Studders & Joanne Studders

Mignon Leung Kamath
Christine Bork
Janna Patterson

Elena Malaga
Julie Malaga

Peggy L. Oakley and George L. Oakley
Patricia and Richard Schnadig

Elizabeth Parsaee
Ellen Kane

Frank M. Preucill
William Bard

M.M. Reed
H. Patricia Blackshire

Grace Rowell
Antar Rowell

Dorothy Smith Poss
William Bard

Peggy Sullivan
Stuart Miller

Velma M. Thomas
Cherryl Thomas, The Helen Brach Foundation

Flores J. Webb
Flor Bishop