Who we areLearn More
Bright Promises Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3, which creates opportunities for Illinois children to reach their full promise and potential. With the help of leading experts, we work with organizations to develop and deliver programs that provide the basis for positive lives and brighter futures.
Our HistoryLearn More
Formerly known as the Illinois Humane Society, Bright Promises Foundation has a heritage of serving Illinois for nearly 150 years, and a strong legacy of understanding and meeting the needs of at-risk children.
Our ImpactLearn More
While many organizations focus on providing a single direct service to youth, Bright Promises is dedicated to investing in programs that create long lasting improvements to the lives of disadvantaged children and their families in Illinois.
Our ProgramsLearn More
Our Focused Funding provides ongoing support and resources to programs that address a single, emerging issue, providing professionals with the tools they need to better serve at-risk children now and in the future.
The Early Childhood Quality Improvement Program (EQUIP) addresses the need for quality early childhood education, specifically for early childhood centers serving low-income communities.