Great Hearts Initiatives | NONPROFIT CAUSES

GREAT HEARTS COMMUNITY'S FAVORITE CAUSES

Below is a list of nonprofit organizations that have been supported by the Great Hearts Community giving circle. Each cause has been nominated by a Great Hearts members and screened. Members often write recommendations that help tell the story of the organization’s efforts.

Click on a logo to learn about the nonprofit, its programs, recommendations, and grants received.

If you don’t see a nonprofit cause that is important to you, click here to nominate it to be part of the Great Hearts Community.

Environment and Animals

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4 Paws for Ability
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Alberts Dog Lounge
American Humane
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Animal Welfare League of Arlington
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Arbor Day Foundation
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ASPCA- American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
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C.A.R.E. - Community Animal Rescue Effort
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Canine Therapy Corps
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Chicago Bird Collision Monitors
Cosley Zoo
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Daytona Beach German Shepherd Rescue
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Diamond In The Ruff
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Double Dog Rescue
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Ecocare International Foundation
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Friendship Pet Food Pantry
Glory Bound Rescue Ranch
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Greater Chicago Food Depository
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Greyhound Project
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Greyhounds Only
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Heartland Animal Shelter
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Hinsdale Humane Society
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Horner Park Dog Friendly Area
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Human Nature School
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Italian Greyhound Rescue Foundation
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Kansas City Pet Project
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Magnificent Mutts & Meows Rescue
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McKinley Dog Park
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Mercy For Animals
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METTA Rescue Family
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Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue
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Mutts of the Midway
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National Park Trust
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One Tail At A Time
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Paws and Claws Chicago Rescue
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Safe Humane Chicago
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Sit Stay Read
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Social Tees Animal Rescue
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Stardust Animal Sanctuary
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The Humane Society of the United States
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Three Fires Council
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Underdogs Rock! Rescue
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Vashon Island Pet Protectors
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West Suburban Humane Society
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Whispering Willows Senior Dog Sanctuary
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Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience - Sea Turtle Hospital
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Wisconsin German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue (WGSPR)
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Young at Heart Senior Pet Adoptions

Human Services

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North Texas Food Bank (NTFB)
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Active Heroes
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Afrika Tikkun USA
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After School Matters
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All Hands and Hearts
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Alternatives, Inc.
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BUILD
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BUILD Chicago
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Camp for All Kids
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Care for Real
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CASA Kane County
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CASA of McHenry County
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Chicago Run
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Code Platoon
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Connecticut Alliance for Victims of Violence & Their Families Inc. (CT-ALIVE)
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Creativity Explored
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Disabled American Veterans Charitable Services Trust (DAV)
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Dress for Success
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DuPagePads
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Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley
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Erie Neighborhood House
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Feeding America
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GirlForward
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Greater Chicago Food Depository
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Habilitative Systems, Inc.
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Hephzibah Children’s Association
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Heritage Hill Haven
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Homeless Assistance Leadership Organization (HALO)
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i.c.stars
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Illinois Leadership Seminars
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In a Perfect World
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Inspiration Corporation
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Komen Foundation Chicago
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Lexington Habitat for Humanity
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Liberty's Kitchen
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Little Friends
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Little Giraffe Foundation
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Luggage of Love
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Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
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Misericordia
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MOCCHA- Men of Color Connected for Higher Achievement
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Northern Illinois Food Bank
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Penny Appeal USA
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Public Allies
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Racine County Food Bank
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RefugeeOne
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Room in the Inn
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S.M.I.L.E.S. - Special Methods in Learning Equine Skills
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Sarah's Circle
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Sharing Connections
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SOS Children's Villages Illinois
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Special Olympics Florida
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StandUp for Kids
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Step Up For Mental Health
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Thaakat Foundation
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The Alex Mandarino Foundation
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The Alliance 98
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The Central Rivers Farmshed Inc
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The Father Fred Foundation
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The Kindness Connection
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The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation
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The Night Ministry
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The Speedy Foundation
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Tutoring Chicago
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Urban Peak
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Vashon Senior Center
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West Suburban Special Recreation Association
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Wisconsin Leadership Seminars
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Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.
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YouthCare