Inaugural Baum Network Philanthropy Initiative Grants

Posted on June 11, 2019

The Baum Fund announced the recipients of the inaugural Network Philanthropy Initiative grants, going to seven Chicagoland organizations as part of an ongoing program connecting Baum Scholarship recipients and Baum Interns to each other and the work of the Fund…

Breast Cancer Research at U of Chicago

Posted on May 16, 2019

A $200,000 gift to the University of Chicago will help build a team of experts and accelerate research on the biology of aggressive breast cancers, more accurately identify those at greatest risk, and develop more effective treatments…

UIC Engage

Posted on April 18, 2019

At University of Illinois at Chicago, UIC Engage pairs undergraduates as tutors with elementary and middle school students on Chicago’s South and West Sides. The Baum Family Fund support enables UIC students to help demystify the college experience for Chicago area children and expose them to greater opportunities for future growth…

Evan DeLucia to Accept Climate Award for U of I – Urbana-Champaign

Posted on January 14, 2019

Evan H. DeLucia, the Baum Family Director of the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, will accept the 2019 Second Nature Climate Leadership Award on behalf of the University in February at the Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit in Tempe, Arizona…

Baum Network Kick-Off Event

Posted on November 28, 2018

More than 50 people attended the kick-off event for the new Alvin H. Baum Family Fund Network at The John Marshall Law School…

New Environmental Reporting Partnership

Posted on September 26, 2018

The Alvin H. Baum Family Fund is supporting the new partnering between Better Government Association and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism to support environmental reporting in Chicago and across the state of Illinois…