GPD Stardust Fund

2012 to 2016

The GPD Charitable Trust's Stardust Fund supports smaller, shorter-term creative initiatives that are aligned with our mission, complement our larger investments, and have the potential to be scaled or replicated with additional support from other philanthropic partners.

Community Strengthening

Chicago Council on Science and Technology
Chicago, Illinois

Ducks Unlimited
Memphis, Tennessee

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
Skokie, Illinois

Lincoln Park Zoo
Chicago, Illinois

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Chicago, Illinois

Rabine Group Foundation
Schaumburg, Illinois

Democracy-Building / Civil Society

The Democracy Council of California
Los Angeles, California

Turning Point USA
Lemont, Illinois

US Fund for UNICEF
New York, New York
$30,000 grant
$300,000 investment in the
UNICEF Bridge Fund

Worldwide Impact Now
Dana Point, California

Strengthening International Relations and Security

American Enterprise Institute
Washington, D.C.

The Atlantic Council
Washington, DC

Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism
Chicago, Illinois

The Council of Christians and Jews
London, United Kingdom


Support for Veterans

The Navy Seal Foundation
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
New York, New York

Pritzker Military Library
Chicago, Illinois

Wounded Warrior Project
Jacksonville, Florida

Youth Development

Academy for Global Citizenship
Chicago, Illinois

ACE Scholarships
Denver, Colorado

Bay Area Youth Rugby, Inc.
San Francisco, California

Festival of Children Foundation
Costa Mesa, California

Interfaith Youth Core
Chicago, Illinois

National Guard Youth Foundation
Alexandria, Virginia