Financial summary

MPC's research, advocacy and demonstration projects are funded primarily by contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations.

2014 operating expenses

2014 operating revenue by source


Donors 2013–2014

$250,000 to $499,999

  • The Ford Foundation
  • Grand Victoria Foundation

$100,000 to $249,999

  • Estate of John W. Baird
  • The Chicago Community Trust
  • The Harris Family Foundation
  • The Joyce Foundation
  • JPMorgan Chase Foundation & JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Robert R. McCormick Foundation
  • Estate of Dorothy Rubel

$50,000 to $99,999

  • ArcelorMittal USA
  • Bank of America
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
  • The Boeing Company
  • Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • PNC Bank
  • Polk Bros. Foundation
  • Walgreen Co.

$25,000 to $49,999

  • Nicholas W. Alexos
  • The Allstate Insurance Company
  • Laura and George Bilicic
  • BMO Harris Bank
  • Bowman C. Lingle Trust
  • The Crown Family
  • The Duchossois Group, Inc.
  • GCM Grosvenor
  • Globetrotters Engineering Corporation
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc.
  • KPMG LLP
  • Northern Trust Company
  • Peoples Gas
  • The Prince Charitable Trusts
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wintrust Financial Corporation

$10,000 to $24,999

  • AptarGroup, Inc.
  • Association of American Railroads
  • The Banc Funds Company, L.L.C.
  • Baxter International Inc.
  • Bombardier Transportation
  • Bucksbaum Retail Properties, LLC
  • The Canning Foundation
  • Ellen Carnahan
  • Carol Lavin Bernick Family Foundation
  • CDW Corporation
  • CenterPoint Properties Trust
  • CN
  • Cole Taylor Bank
  • ComEd
  • Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc.
  • DSC Logistics, Inc.
  • The Edgewater Funds
  • Equity Residential
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • John S. Gates, Jr.
  • Jacques N. Gordon
  • Heitman
  • Lawrence Howe
  • Illinois American Water
  • InterPark Holdings LLC
  • James & Catherine Denny Foundation
  • James S. Kemper Foundation
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Mr. and Mrs. John H. Krehbiel, Jr.
  • James and Katharine Mann
  • MB Financial Bank, N.A.
  • McDonald's Corporation
  • John S. Poth
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • The PrivateBank
  • The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
  • Union Pacific Corporation
  • Ventas, Inc.
  • Wight & Company

$5,000 to $9,999

  • Anonymous
  • ARCADIS
  • Barclays Capital
  • Capri Capital Advisors LLC
  • CBRE | U.S. Equities Realty, LLC
  • CH2M
  • Chicago Cubs
  • Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd.
  • Cubic Transportation Systems
  • Dr. Scholl Foundation
  • Draper and Kramer, Inc.
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
  • Enterprise Community Investments
  • Financial Investments Corporation
  • Franczek Radelet P.C.
  • Freedman Seating Company
  • The Habitat Company
  • Illinois Housing Development Authority
  • The John Buck Company
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Michael L. Keiser
  • LaSalle Investment Management
  • John W. Madigan
  • McCaffery Interests, Inc.
  • Lee M. Mitchell
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Pepper Construction Company
  • J. Scot Pepper
  • Primera Engineers, Ltd.
  • Ross Barney Architects, Inc.
  • S&C Electric Company
  • State Farm Insurance Co.
  • Sterling Bay Companies
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
  • UPS
  • University of Chicago

$1,000 to $4,999

  • AARP
  • Ancel Glink
  • Anonymous
  • J. Tyler Anthony
  • Ariel Investments, LLC
  • Karen M. Atwood
  • Axia Development, Inc.
  • Kyle Barnett
  • MarySue Barrett
  • Mark and Mary Bookman
  • Booth Hansen Associates
  • Lawrence T. Borgard
  • Rev. Byron Brazier
  • Carole L. Brown
  • Todd C. Brown
  • Christopher B. Burke
  • Olga Camargo
  • Cardno, Inc.
  • Paul and Rebecca Carlisle
  • Chicago Title Insurance Company
  • Chicago Zoological Society
  • Chris Conley
  • Kent and Elizabeth Dauten
  • DePaul University
  • Derek Douglas
  • Ann M. Drake
  • Loretta Durbin
  • Robert V. Fitzsimmons, II
  • Linda Goodman and David Narfesky
  • Al Gordon
  • Gould & Ratner LLP
  • Joseph A. Gregoire
  • Groupon
  • M. Hill Hammock
  • Albert C. Hanna
  • Kathy Hopinkah Hannan
  • HBK Engineering, LLC
  • Linda Heban
  • HNTB Corporation
  • Holsten Real Estate Development Corporation
  • IFF
  • Jasculca/Terman and Associates, Inc.
  • Johnson Research Group
  • Thomas C. Kirschbraun
  • Peter C. Malecek
  • Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority
  • Cindy Moelis
  • Susan J. Moran & John M. McDonough
  • Navy Pier, Inc.
  • Paul E. Nowicki
  • Oil-Dri Corporation of America
  • Ellen Partridge and Ed Tanzman
  • Patricia J. Hurley & Associates, Inc.
  • Perkins & Will
  • Howard M. Radzely
  • George A. Ranney, Jr.
  • James M. Ratcliffe
  • Resolute Consulting, LLC
  • The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation
  • Jean Rudd
  • Jesse and Michele Ruiz
  • Sahara Enterprises, Inc.
  • John I. Schlossman
  • Gordon and Carole Segal
  • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
  • Sloan Valve Company
  • Lisa Snow and Franco Turrinelli
  • SPAAN Tech, Inc.
  • Robin Steans
  • James P. Stirling
  • Taiber Kosmala & Associates, LLC
  • Bruce W. Taylor
  • Michael A. Thomas
  • Transportation for Illinois Coalition
  • Union League Club of Chicago
  • UIC College of Urban Planning & Public Affairs
  • Vasys Consulting Ltd.
  • Robert Weissbourd
  • William Blair & Company, LLC
  • Woods Fund of Chicago

$500 to $999

  • Bensinger, DuPont & Associates
  • Brinshore Development LLC
  • Chicago Community Loan Fund
  • Katherine A. Donofrio
  • Grisko
  • Robert Guy, SMART
  • Hanson Professional Services Inc.
  • HDR Engineering, Inc.
  • Elizabeth L. Hollander
  • ICF International
  • Kristin Ihnchak
  • Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Illinois Principals Association
  • Infrastructure Engineering, Inc.
  • Ingredion Incorporated
  • Mary K. Ludgin
  • Walter Massey
  • Clark Maxfield
  • Edward McMillan
  • Robert E. Miller
  • Jerry K. Pearlman
  • Pierce Family Foundation
  • Preservation of Affordable Housing
  • Unmi Song
  • Heather Steans
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • The Stough Group
  • Michael A. Toolis
  • Valerie S. Kretchmer Associates, Inc.
  • Mijo Vodopic
  • Weaver Boos Consultants
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