Making a Grant, and a Challenge, to Support Program in Human Sexuality.

Helping the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Program in Human Sexuality develop solutions rooted in research for the myriad of sexual health problems people face.

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Colonel Pritzker Awarded the
2016 Spirit of Hope Award.

Continuing Bob Hope’s commitment to service by supporting those who support our servicemen and women.

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We are currently not accepting applications. The TAWANI Foundation is a private foundation that accepts applications by invitation only; there is no open application period. Please understand that we are unable to fund every program or organization that requests our aid. This is in no way a reflection on the worthiness of your organization or cause. We sincerely appreciate all the good work you’re doing.

Honoring the past. Funding a brighter future.

Weaving together a diverse tapestry of giving that encompasses history, the environment, cultural institutions, and health and human rights, the TAWANI Foundation strongly reflects the interests and outlook of its founder, COL (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), whose children, Tal, Andrew, and William, inspired the Foundation’s name.

Springing from an individual vision, the TAWANI Foundation’s grantmaking is aimed at making a broader world of good, one that combines a deep respect for how far we’ve come with a steadfast optimism for how far we can go.

“Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.”
– Abraham Lincoln

Building a legacy of philanthropy.

“Continuing my family’s tradition of putting personal philanthropy into service for the public good, the TAWANI Foundation strives to make grants that empower the organizations we support to realize and build on their missions.”

COL (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired)