Adtalem Global Education contributes to the well-being of local communities through support of philanthropic organizations and student, faculty and employee volunteer efforts. Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Adtalem Foundation focuses on supporting education and workforce initiatives that advance career opportunities for new majority students and improve the economic health of local communities. The Foundation’s sole member is Adtalem Global Education, its purpose being to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem and its private Foundation support non-profit organizations that reflect Adtalem's mission and vision of an equitable, healthy and economically productive society in the United States and abroad. To learn more about Adtalem Foundation or to apply for funding, please review the guidelines below.

Foundation Guidelines
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Press Release

Adtalem Global Education Community Relations Annual Report 2017

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Grants To Date

American Humane
American Red Cross
Association House of Chicago
The Association of Volunteers in International Service, USA, Inc.
Center for Excellence in Education
Chicago Civic Consulting Alliance (in support of Illinois Shared Learning Environment)
Chicago Debate Commission
The Chicago Public Education Fund
Chicago Tech Academy High School
Civic Consulting Alliance
Citizen Schools 
Communities In Schools
ECON Illinois
Family Shelter Service
FIRST Midwest Regional 2012
Girls Who Code
Golden Apple
Harvard Graduate School of Education – Pathways to Prosperity
Higher Education Alliance for Students with Children
Illinois Pathways Health Learning Exchange
Junior Achievement
Literacy DuPage
New Leaders
The North Shore Board of the Northwestern Settlement House – House in the Wood
One Love Pets
OneGoal (formerly US Empowered)
Salzburg Global Seminar
Spark Chicago
Teach for America-Chicago
University of Chicago Medical Center Urban Health Initiative
UIC Summer Service Partnership Program

Board Members
Lisa Sodeika, President and Director
Susan Groenwald, Director
Richard Gunst, Director
Fernando Lau, Director

Patrick Unzicker, Treasurer
Jennifer McGuffin, Assistant Secretary

Administrative Offices

Adtalem Foundation
500 W. Monroe
Suite 28
Chicago, IL  60661