About Us

Through its Pritzker Children’s Initiative, the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation has been a champion of quality early learning for more than two decades.

Our Founders

M.K. and J.B. Pritzker have a personal commitment to issues affecting the health and well-being of our nation’s women and children. Through the Pritzker Children’s Initiative, they have dedicated significant resources to expand high quality early learning for disadvantaged children.

Team Members

Janet Froetscher


Gerry Cobb

Director, Pritzker Children's Initiative

Kathrine Stohr

Project Manager, Pritzker Children's Initiative

Andrea Palmer

Program Manager, Pritzker Children's Initiative

Brenda Blasingame

Program Manager, Pritzker Children's Initiative

Kathryn Kelly

Director, Communications and Community Initiatives

Dan Dineen

Grants Manager

Mireya Joya-Celis

Executive Assistant

The foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.

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