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
Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation
Chicago Community Trust
Crown Family Philanthropies
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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