Funders and Supporters

CNT is supported through the generosity of charitable foundations, corporations and individuals. We also work in partnership with other institutions to promote our mission to build more livable and sustainable urban communities.

Fiscal Year 2015 Supporters


Corporate and Foundation

Boeing Company
C.S. Mott Foundation
California Community Foundation
Enterprise Community Partners
Grand Victoria Foundation
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Joyce Foundation
Libra Foundation
Microsoft Corporation
Prince Charitable Trusts
Sally Mead Hands Foundation
Surdna Foundation
Thanksgiving Fund
Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust


American Society of Civil Engineering
AMLI Residential
Advantage Marketing Group, Ltd.
Applied Systems, Inc.
Atlanta Regional Commission
Backstop Foundation
Big Cat Foundation
Bronner Group, LLC
Chicago Beverage Systems LLC
Chicago Community Development Corporation
Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters
Christopher Burke Engineering
Equilibrium IT Solutions, Inc.
Evanston Community Foundation
Farr Associates
FluidClarity, Ltd.
GE Foundation
Grumman/Butkus Associates
Harris Family Foundation
Harvey L. Miller Family Foundation
Industrial Data Associates
Intel Corporation
Fund Change
Jocarno Fund
Legat Architects
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Microsoft Matching Gifts Program
Mission Accounting, Inc.
Motorola Solutions Foundation
New Visions Foundation
Oppenheimer Family Foundation
Ozinga Brothers
Ross Family Foundation
Sheet Metal Workers Local 73
SMART Transportation Division
T.Y. Lin
The John Buck Company
US Bancorp


Individual Sustainability Circle Leaders and Above ($1,000+)

Anne Hallett
Anonymous (Multiple)
Bill and Eleanor Revelle
Dale and Ruth Fast
David Chandler and Mary Lupa
EarthShare Illinois (Multiple)
Edward and Sue Harney
Ellen Seidman
Frances and Joel Zemans
George Vinyard
Harley and Chris Parker
James Cahan and Linda Schneider
Jeanne Rattenbury and Geoff Grove
Jerald Much
Joseph K. Block and Debbie Pavick
Julia Parzen and Daniel Johnson
Kathryn Tholin and Steven Starr
Kay Berkson and Sidney Hollander
Lucy and Peter Ascoli
Margaret O'Dell and Al Sharp
Marion Kessy
Mary O'Connell
Nancy Juda and Jens Brasch
Patricia Saldaña Natke
Paul Marcus and Katherine Juda
Richard Munson
Robert Henderson
Sheldon Baskin


Individual Sustainability Circle Inventors ($360-$999)

Andrew Fisher
Anita Darrow
Anonymous (Multiple)
Bennett Johnson III
Bill Gifford and Carolyn De Swarte Gifford
Bina Patel
Charles Budd
David and Elizabeth Graham
David and Maxine Unger
David and Patricia Mosena
David Wishnick
Derek and Charlotte Supple
Edgar Ramirez
Etahn Cohen and Amy Paller
George Johnson
George Surgeon and Sara Jean Lindholm
Helen and Kale Williams
Helen Kessler
James Andrew Irwin
Jan Feldman
John and Irene Congdon
John Jasper
Jon Trowbridge
Josie and John Disterhoft
Judy Schneider
Kathi and Fred Lieb
Ken O'Hare and Denise Zaccardi
Lee and Holly Zimmerman
Lise and Jonathan Ross
Marjorie and Richard Ettlinger
Mary A. Laraia and Andrew Mooney
Mike McKiernan
Nathan Holtzman
Paul and BettyLu Saltzman
Paul Lehman and Ronna Stamm
Randolph Gunn and Janet Johnson
Sarah Bradley and Paul Metzger
Simrit Dhesi
Stephen E. Schlickman
Susan Mudd
Thomas Kunkle, American Trust
Timothy Collins


CNT values all of its donors. Any omission of donors is unintentional. This list is continually changing and updated. Please contact us if you feel there is an error. 

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Paul Cusimano at 773.269.4029.

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Center for Neighborhood Technology
Attn: Development Department
2125 W. North Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647

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A gift of stock or securities to CNT will potentially lower your capital gains liability. Please notify Paul Cusimano and transfer securities electronically to this account: Charles Schwab & Co. DTC#: 0164 ; Account: 30928924/Center for Neighborhood Technology

Thank you for your contribution. The Center for Neighborhood Technology is a registered 501(c)(3) and all gifts to CNT are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.