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
$3,000

Ducks Unlimited
Memphis, Tennessee
$6,500

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
$16,000

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
Skokie, Illinois
$1,000

Lincoln Park Zoo
Chicago, Illinois
$5,000

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Chicago, Illinois
$6,500

Rabine Group Foundation
Schaumburg, Illinois
$20,000

Democracy-Building / Civil Society

The Democracy Council of California
Los Angeles, California
$5,000

Turning Point USA
Lemont, Illinois
$5,000

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
$5,000

Strengthening International Relations and Security

American Enterprise Institute
Washington, D.C.
$30,000

The Atlantic Council
Washington, DC
$34,000

Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism
Chicago, Illinois
$7,500

The Council of Christians and Jews
London, United Kingdom
$8,200

 

Support for Veterans

The Navy Seal Foundation
Virginia Beach, Virginia
$12,500

Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
New York, New York
$10,000

Pritzker Military Library
Chicago, Illinois
$1,000

Wounded Warrior Project
Jacksonville, Florida
$10,000

Youth Development

Academy for Global Citizenship
Chicago, Illinois
$10,000

ACE Scholarships
Denver, Colorado
$2,500

Bay Area Youth Rugby, Inc.
San Francisco, California
$5,000

Festival of Children Foundation
Costa Mesa, California
$5,000

Interfaith Youth Core
Chicago, Illinois
$10,000

National Guard Youth Foundation
Alexandria, Virginia
$21,000