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Growing Home's Circle of Change

An impactful corporate & foundation donor community.

Growing Home’s Circle of Change

Growing Home is pleased to introduce our Circle of Change. Through this Donor Community, we highlight and honor the businesses, corporations, organizations and foundations who have made an investment in long-term community change by greatly supporting our mission and good jobs and good food in Greater Englewood. Members are highlighted in multiple ways throughout the year and are offered exclusive opportunities to engage deeper with Growing Home and our community.

For more information on the Circle of Change, please contact Janelle St. John, Executive Director at jstjohn@growinghomeinc.org or (773) 549-1336.

Thank you to our 2022 Circle of Change Members listed below – the corporations, organizations and foundations that supported our work last year and make what we do possible!

Thank you to our 2022 Circle of Change members!

Level 5 | $100,000 and Above

The Chicago Community Trust
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Builders Initiative
The Boeing Company
Reinhardt H & Shirley R Jahn Foundation Trust
The Justice Advisory Council
Curaleaf IL

Level 4 | $50,000-$99,999

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
BMO Harris Bank
WhyHunger
J.R. Albert Foundation

Level 3 | $25,000-$49,999

ACT of Hope Foundation
Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC)
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Bank of America
The Joseph and Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Bess Charitable Fund
Anonymous
Anonymous

Level 2 | $15,000-$24,999

The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Rosenthal Family Foundation
University of Illinois Chicago, Veggie RX Program
Flowers for Dreams
Conagra Brands Foundation
Full Circle Foundation
Albert & Anne Mansfield Foundation
Bel Brands USA

Level 1 | $5,000-$14,999

Trio Foundation of St. Louis
Fifth Third Bank
US Bank
William Blair & Company
Helen Brach Foundation
The Community Foundation of Bloomington & Monroe County
Accenture
The Siragusa Family Foundation
The Lumpkin Family Foundation
Deloitte
PNC Bank
Elrod Friedman LLP
American Online Giving Foundation
All Star Trading
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
The Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Associated Bank
Garvy Brady Charitable Fund (Schwab)

Circle of Change Member Benefits

All of our Circle of Change Members are recognized on our website and in our Annual Report as well as special Monthly Email Impact Updates and Seasonal Newsletters.  In addition, each member receives the following according to their level: 

Level 1 ($5,000-$14,999)

  • Invitations to Employment Training Graduations
  • 3-hour Volunteer Expereince on our Farms

Level 2 ($15,000-$24,999)

  • Invitations to Employment Training Graduations
  • Half-Day Corporate Volunteer Day on the Farm: A 4-hour experience on our farms fit to your schedule and group number. An experienced Growing Home leader will teach you the skills you need to accomplish important projects on our farm, including harvesting and processing or building in our community garden. Tour & lunch is included.
  • Opportunity to organize a Growing Home Virtual Speaking Engagement for your company or organization

Level 3 ($25,000-$49,999)

  • Invitations to Employment Training Graduations
  • Full-Day Volunteer Corporate Day on Farm: A full day experience for a corporate team that wants a full team-building day! We may work on larger projects such as constructing boxes for our community garden site, assisting with our farm work or other essential projects. Tour, lunch & snack included.
  • Opportunity to organize a Growing Home Virtual Speaking Engagement for your company or organization

Level 4 ($50,000-$99,999)

  • Invitations to Employment Training Graduations
  • Full-Day Volunteer Corporate Day on Farm: A full day experience for a corporate team that wants a full team-building day! We may work on larger projects such as constructing boxes for our community garden site, assisting with our farm work or other essential projects. Tour, lunch & snack included.
  • Event Opportunity: Host an event at our farms! Host your staff retreat, your leadership training or a networking event on our site! Catered lunch and/or refreshments, a live cooking demo, a special tour of Growing Home and a take-home farm gift for each attendee.
  • Opportunity to organize a Growing Home Virtual and In-Person Speaking Engagements for your company or organization

Level 5 ($100,000 and above)

  • Invitations to Employment Training Graduations
  • Full-Day Volunteer Corporate Day on Farm: A full day experience for a corporate team that wants a full team-building day! We may work on larger projects such as constructing boxes for our community garden site, assisting with our farm work or other essential projects. Tour, lunch & snack included.
  • Event Opportunity: Host an event at our farms! Host your staff retreat, your leadership training or a networking event on our site! Catered lunch and/or refreshments, a live cooking demo, a special tour of Growing Home and a take-home farm gift for each attendee.
  • Opportunity to organize a Growing Home Virtual and In-Person Speaking Engagements for your company or organization