Our Stories

Telling our story with impact updates from our partners, research, case studies and more.
2020 Impact Report

Learn how your support helped Chicago children and families in 2020

Focus Panel Process Determines Latest Focused Funding Initiative

As part of our innovative approach to identifying under-recognized issues and funding cutting-edge approaches, experts convened in 2020 to select Bright Promises' next Focused Funding issue.

Bright Promises In The News: SEL@Home Helping Families Create a Positive Environment for Home Learning

Bright Promises' Katherine Korey explains the program to help children thrive as part of the Fox News "America Together" series.

Meet Our Partners - Bright Promises COVID-19 Emergency Grant Recipients

Learn about the recipients of Bright Promises COVID-19 Response Fund emergency grants who are serving children and families most impacted by COVID-19

Need and Demand for SEL@Home: Social Emotional Learning at Home Program Greater Than Ever Before

SEL@Home programs are more essential than ever this year, and more children and families in need are being served despite challenges created by COVID-19.

Resource Guide - How to Support Children's Mental Health during COVID-19

Learn from the experts what steps you can take to support the mental health of children and youth.

Announcing the 2020 Awards Honorees

Congratulations to the 2020 Awards Honorees: Debbie Frisch, Nancy Aardema, and Jahmal Cole

Our Commitment to Anti-Racism and Social Justice

This is a pivotal moment. Bright Promises Foundation stands with those who are continuing to fight racism and seek social justice. We can create the real and lasting change that our children deserve. #blacklivesmatter

Announcing Launch of Bright Promises COVID-19 Response Fund

Please consider a donation to ensure low-income children and their families receive the help they need during these uncertain and complex times.

Bright Promises COVID-19 Coordinated Response Efforts

Learn how Bright Promises is taking multiple, coordinated approaches to helping children, youth and their families with critical needs during the COVID-19 crisis.

Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis: How Social Emotional Learning Helps in Times of Stress

Tips for taking care of yourself and your family during the COVID-19 crisis.

Letter from the Executive Director: Responding to COVID-19

A letter from Executive Director, Iris Krieg, about Bright Promises Foundation's response to the coronavirus outbreak.