Pritzker Military Foundation

Founded to support nonprofit organizations that preserve military history and also those that provide essential resources to active duty military, veterans and families of service members in all branches of the United States Armed Forces.

Landmarks Illinois Announces New WWI Monument Preservation Grant Program

A new grant program was launched to provide monetary assistance to preserve World War I outdoor monuments and memorials in Illinois.

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$1 Million Commitment for Construction of Army’s National Museum

Pritzker Military Foundation makes pledge towards campaign for National Museum of the United States Army, and sponsorship of Cold War exhibit.

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The Pritzker Military Foundation was created to carry out Colonel Pritzker’s philanthropic activities in the military category, as well as to complement, promote and amplify the mission, vision and partnerships of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library. The Foundation seeks to support similar non-profit organizations that preserve American military history, that restore historic military artifacts and make them accessible to the public, and that provide services and essential resources to active duty military, veterans and families of service members in all branches of the United States Armed Forces.

Recent Press

TAWANI Enterprises, Inc. Names John Schwan Interim President and Chief Executive Officer at Pritzker Military Museum and Library

CHICAGO (January 26, 2018) – TAWANI Enterprises, Inc. today announced John Schwan as theinterim president and chief executive officer of the Pritzker Military Museum and Library, following the departure of Kenneth Clarke who served in the position since 2011. Schwann begins his new role January 29, 2018.

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National World War II Museum: PT-305 restoration and launch

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