Recent Grants

Selected Grants

Please review our grant guidelines to learn about The REAM Foundation′s grantmaking priorities and process.

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Feel free to view our list of Impact grants awarded

Please scroll down for a selection of our grants from the past several years:

Albany Park Theater Project
Chicago, IL

A multiethnic youth ensemble that creates original theater to share the real-life stories of urban teens, immigrants, and working-class Americans.

Imagination Theater
Chicago, IL

Provides diverse audiences with original, participatory theatrical programming that empowers individuals of all ages to build self-esteem, transcend limitations and improve mental and physical well-being.

Intonation Music Workshop
Chicago, IL

An after-school and summer program that engages disadvantaged Chicago children in music through the formation of their own rock bands.

Illini Hillel
Chicago, IL

The Hillel at the University of Illinois’ five-year strategic plan includes hiring new staff, allowing Illini Hillel to increase student participation and engagement.

Chicago, IL

Marwen’s College and Career programs work with students, alumni, and their families as they transition to high school, college, or the workforce and helps them identify pathways to reach their goals.

Chicago, IL

Providing urban high school students with the resources, support, and networks they need to enroll–and then to succeed–in institutions of higher education.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Scholarship funds to enable Israeli artists to attend the graduate school.

University of Illinois Foundation
Urbana, IL

Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership is a major initiative of the Gies College of Business, which provides a world-class educational experience for the next generation of business leaders.

Vanderbilt Hillel
Nashville, TN

The Shabbat Experience brings students together and creates an irreplaceable opportunity for them to interact with other Jewish students, connect to their Judaism, and become part of Jewish life on campus.

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

The REAM Foundation Research Fund provides support for research by underrepresented faculty in the sciences. The Summer Immersion Fund provides financial assistance for undergraduates to pursue their passions and cultivate intellectual interests through experiential learning.