Public and Private Funders

Sarah’s Circle is indebted to all our partners who support us in our efforts to serve women. Sarah’s Circle relies on a blend of support from foundations, individuals and government grants to deliver our programs. Over half of our funding is from individuals and foundations.

If we have omitted any funder, please notify us immediately and accept our apology for the omission.


City of Chicago Department of Family & Support Services

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Chicago of Chicago Department of Planning and Development

Illinois Department of Human Services


Abra Prentice Foundation, Inc

The Albert Pick, Jr. Fund

Conant Family Foundation

Polk Brothers Foundation

Reva and David Logan Foundation

First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest

J. Jill Compassion Fund

Pierce Family Charitable Foundation

The Field Foundation of Illinois, Inc

The John R. Houlsby Foundation

The Knight Family Foundation

The Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund

Carl R. Hendrickson Family Foundation

CME Group Community Foundation

Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Foundation

Higher Path Foundation

Kenilworth Union Church

W.P. & H.B. White Foundation

Benjamin B. Green-Field Foundation

CSG Chicago Giving Committee

Dr. Scholl Foundation

Fred J. Brunner Foundation

George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities

McGraw Foundation

North Shore Exchange

Northfield Community Church

Peoples Gas

Racine Dominican Mission Fund

Sara & Two C-Dogs Foundation

The Boeing Company Employees Community Fund

The Gallop Family Foundation

The Owens Foundation

TJX Foundation

Turano Foundation

Winnetka Congregational Church Benevolence Committee


Congregation of St. Joseph

Dewan Foundation

Eileen Fisher

First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette

Fourth Presbyterian Church

Frances E. Streit Foundation

Max Goldenberg Foundation

Maximus Foundation

Presbytery of Chicago

Sulzer Family Foundation

The Women's Club of Evanston

Wells Fargo Corporate Giving

Ways to Help

Please visit our Ways to Help page to learn more about the many ways you can directly impact the women of Sarah’s Circle.


Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space. By providing life necessities, housing, case management, clinical and social services, we encourage women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically; realizing their unique potential.

Sarah's Circle

4838 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-728-1991

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