The Pierce Family Foundation supports more than 100 nonprofit organizations in Chicago, with ongoing general operating support. A full map of our grantmaking can be found here, courtesy of Foundation Center. Of these grantees, a subset of 8-12 organizations are chosen as Core Grantees. For five years, each Core Grantee receives general operating support as well as a host of other capacity building benefits.


All Chicago
All Chicago is a collaborative partnership of the Chicago Alliance, the Emergency Fund and The Learning Center.
Chicago House
Chicago House provides housing, employment services, medical linkages, HIV prevention, and other services to those who are disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS, poverty, homelessness, and/or gender...
Facing Forward to End Homelessness
Facing Forward to End Homelessness' mission is to end homelessness for families and individuals by offering hope, help and housing.
Goldie's Place
Goldie’s Place is a support center for people who are homeless.
Matthew House
Matthew House is a nonprofit community based organization that provides food, shelter, housing, and supportive services to needy men, women and children who are homeless.
Northwest Side Housing Center
The Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) is a HUD-Certified, community-based, nonprofit organization that engages, educates and empowers the community.
Sarah's Circle
Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space.
Spanish Coalition for Housing
The Spanish Coalition for Housing is the lead agency helping Latino families with their housing needs in the greater Chicagoland area.
The Renaissance Collaborative
The Renaissance Collaborative, Inc. promotes self-sufficiency through an innovative and comprehensive network of supportive housing, employment, and educational services.