Grant Beneficiaries


The Advise Us Foundation thanks donors and charities for their life-changing partnerships that mean so much to so many. Donors to the Advise Us Foundation have advised grants to cultural, educational, medical, social service and other organizations including:

University of Central Florida Foundation

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Farther Foundation

The Black Star Project

Seven Generations Ahead

Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society

Jewish United Fund

The College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State University

Prevail of Illinois

Oak Park Temple

Planned Parenthood

Boy Scouts of America

Chute Middle School

Michael J. Fox Foundation


Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

Habitat for Humanity

Dunes Learning Center

Greater Chicago Food Depository

New Israel Fund

Oak Park Area Arts Council 

Noreen Fraser Foundation

The Surge Institute

West Suburban PADS

University of Illinois Foundation


Jewish Federation of Peoria

The Children’s School

Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry

URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute

Jewish Federation of Metro Chicago

Oak Park Education Fund

Carleton College

Southern Poverty Law Center

Regents of the University of Michigan

Kappa Delta Rho Foundation

Collaboration for Early Childhood

Active Transportation Alliance

Facing Forward

Anti-Cruelty Society