Our Grantmaking


The Alvin H. Baum Family Fund does not accept unsolicited proposals.

The Fund operates on the calendar year and makes grants on a continuing basis with a geographic focus on the Chicagoland area.

To learn more about the Fund’s interests, review our funding priorities.


The Fund engages with partners to provide assistance to community organizations in the Chicagoland area. To learn more, review our partner resources.

Alvin H. Baum Family Network

The Fund is also committed to the long-term development of our Baum Scholarship recipients and Baum Interns providing activities and opportunities through our Baum Family Network.