Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the application process, prospective grantees are welcome to contact us directly. Please familiarize yourself with our Apply for a Grant page and program areas before making an inquiry.

Crown Family Philanthropies
222 North LaSalle Street
Suite 1000
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone: (312) 750-6671
Fax: (312) 984-1499
Email us  for general inquiries.


Caren Yanis

Kathleen Coughlin
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Maria Demopoulos
Foundation Analyst

Joshua Doubleday
Grants Project Manager

Erica Eisner
Grants Manager

Rebecca Fortuna
Grants Manager

Kimberly Gonzalez
Executive Assistant

Akilah Halley
Communications Officer

Keith Helt

Christina Herzog
Program Director - Education, Arts & Culture, Civic Affairs

Katie Levin
Program Analyst - Environment

Rachel Machosky
Foundation Administrator

Sarah Marcus
Director of Grants Management

Lesley Matsa
Program Officer - Jewish Charitable

Sara Moffitt
Senior Program Analyst

Michelle Parker
Program Officer – Environment

Christy Prahl
Program Officer – Health and Human Services

Heidi Rose
Program Analyst - Education, Arts & Culture, Civic Affairs

Lindsey Whitlock
Senior Program Analyst - Health and Human Services

Amy Witt
Program Analyst - Education, Arts & Culture, Civic Affairs