GRAND VICTORIA FOUNDATION

Financial Information

Total Assets: $85,789,148

Total Giving: $27,571,707

Area of Service:

Not Available

Areas of Interest:

Not Available

Programs

None

Grants

The following grants were reported in 2007:
$5,000,000 to Delta Institute, Chicago, IL For operating endowment. Grant made through Chicago Community Trust, payable over 1 year.
$5,000,000 to Women Employed Institute, Chicago, IL For operating endowment. Grant made through Chicago Community Trust, payable over 1 year.
$1,075,000 to IFF, Chicago, IL For project support, payable over 1 year.
$1,000,000 to Community Investment Corporation, Chicago, IL For project support, payable over 1 year.
$250,000 to Community Foundation of East Central Illinois, Champaign, IL For special initiative, payable over 1 year.
$145,000 to Chicago Community Loan Fund, Chicago, IL For project support, payable over 1 year.
$100,000 to Women Employed Institute, Chicago, IL For project support, payable over 1 year.
$60,000 to DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore, IL For general operating support, payable over 1 year.
$50,000 to Housing Action Illinois, Chicago, IL For project support, payable over 1 year.
$50,000 to Wetlands Initiative, Chicago, IL For project support, payable over 1

Limitations

Giving limited to areas of company operations in IL, with emphasis on the Chicago metropolitan area, Elgin, and southern Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Winnebago, and Will counties.
No support for grantmaking organizations or federated funds.
No grants to individuals, or for endowments, fundraising events, debt reduction, political campaigns, or religious programs; generally, no grants for research or planning projects.

Summary

The foundation supports organizations involved with education, the environment, employment, housing, youth development, children’s day care, and economic development.

Additional

Type of Grantmaker: Company-sponsored foundation
Established in 1996 in IL.

Quick Facts Sheet
URL:

http://www.grandvictoriafdn.org/

Located in:

Chicago,

Not Available

United States

Contact Information / Process

A full proposal may be requested at a later date for Education, Economic Development, and Environment support and Vital Lands Illinois. An application form is required for Elgin Grantworks. Organizations receiving support are asked to provide an interim and final report. Applicants should submit the following:
1. Results expected from proposed grant
2. Qualifications of key personnel
3. Population served
4. Copy of most recent annual report/audited financial statement/990
5. Explanation of why grantmaker is considered an appropriate donor for project
6. Descriptive literature about organization
7. Listing of board of directors, trustees, officers and other key people and their affiliations
8. Detailed description of project and amount of funding requested
9. Copy of current year’s organizational budget and/or project budget
10. Listing of additional sources and amount of support
Initial approach: Letter of inquiry for Education, Economic Development, and Environment; download application form and mail proposal and application form to application address for Elgin Grantworks; download project application and E-mail to application contact for Vital Land Illinois
Board meeting date(s): Quarterly
Deadline(s): 1st Fri. in May and Oct. for Education, Economic Development, and Environment; 1st Fri. in Feb., June, and Oct. for Elgin Grantworks; None for Vital Lands Illinois
Final notification: 10 business days for Education, Economic Development, and Environment; 8 to 10 weeks for Elgin

Donors & Leadership

Donors:
Grand Victoria Casino
Elgin Riverboat Resort

Officers and Directors:
Nicholas J. Pritzker, President
Richard L. Schulze, Executive Vice President
Daniel Azark, Vice President
Antonio Gracias, Treasurer
Nancy Fishman, Executive Director
Taffy Hoffer
Gary Jacobs
Corey Sanders

EIN:

364107162