Partners & Funders


2019 Contributing Partners

In FY2019 (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019), Civic Consulting Alliance’s pro bono partners include the most respected companies in the world. By bringing together pro bono talent from Chicago’s private sector, client personnel, and our own dedicated staff, we create teams with incomparable capabilities to address our region's most critical challenges and opportunities. We are grateful to each of the following partners.



A.T. Kearney

The Academy Group


Advance Illinois

Analysis Group, Inc.

Ancel Glink

Arena Partners

Bain & Company

Baker McKenzie

bioGraph LLC

BMO Harris Bank N.A.

Boston Consulting Group

Carleton College

Chicago Public Education Fund




Denzin Soltanzadeh, LLC.


FCB Chicago

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

Kids First Chicago


Lantern Partners

Leverage Chicago

Mayer Brown LLP

McKinsey & Company



RF1 Consulting, LLC

RW Ventures


Sidley Austin LLP

Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

Thrive Chicago

Tribune Real Estate Holdings, LLC

UChicago Crime Lab

West Monroe Partners

Zeno Group

Frank Beal

Jamie Cleghorn

Anjana Dalal

Evan Hatfield

John Martin

Rohan Mascarenhas

Soledad McGrath

Meghan Shehorn

Mark Van Grinsven

2019 Funders

In FY2019 (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019), 18 corporations, 20 foundations, and 39 individuals provided the critical philanthropic support that allowed Civic Consulting Alliance to pursue our mission. We are grateful to each of these funders.

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Paula Allen-Meares, PhD*

Alvin H. Baum Family Fund


Ativo Capital Management

Bain & Company

Ballmer Group

Larry A. Barden*

Frank V. Battle, Jr.*

Sally Blount*

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Bram Bluestein* and Ilene Gordon

BMO Harris

The Chicago Community Trust


Michael Collins*

Michelle L. Collins*

The Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago

Crown Family Philanthropies

Gillian Darlow*

Deborah L. DeHaas*


Daniel Diermeier*

Dominican University

Michael C. Evangelides*

Charles L. Evans*


Finnegan Family Foundation

Sunil Garg*

James T. Glerum, Jr.*

Larry J. Goodman, MD*

Graham C. Grady*

David Hackett*

Henry Crown & Company

Linda Imonti*

Irving Harris Foundation


J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Jones Day Foundation

The Joyce Foundation

JPMorgan Chase Foundation

Kish Khemani*

Kirkland & Ellis

Krehbiel Family Foundation

Anne Ladky*

Lloyd A. Fry Foundation

Bruce Lubin*

Paul C. Maranville*

John W. McCarter, Jr.*

The Robert R. McCormick Foundation

McKinsey & Company

Dorri McWhorter*

Michael Reese Health Trust

Laurence Msall*

David Narefsky*

Christopher A. O'Herlihy*

James D. Pajakowski*

Peoples Gas

Polk Bros. Foundation

Anne R. Pramaggiore*

Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation

Pritzker Traubert Foundation

Curtis Reed, Jr.*

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila

Sheli Z. Rosenberg*

Mark Shadle*

Goli Sheikholeslami*

Sidley Austin LLP

Tina Tabacchi*

The Field Foundation of Illinois

William Von Hoene*

Robert Wislow*

Zeno Group

*Board member