Our Supporters

We are grateful to the following individuals and institutional donors whose philanthropic support enables the Better Government Association to achieve greater transparency, equity, and accountability in government.  This outpouring of support is the key to our success.  Thank you. 


Peter M. Ascoli

Ed H. Bachrach

Frank Bauer

Francis Beidler

William G. Brown

Philip Calian

John A. Canning

Al Capitanini

Herbert Caplan

Thomas Chomicz

Lewis Collens

Robert W. Crawford

Lester Crown

Thad Davis

Dirk Denison

Paulette Dodson

William S. Donnell

Donor Anonymous

Howard Dubin

Steve Eastwood

John A. Edwardson

Mark Ferguson

Samuel Fifer

Paul J. Finnegan

James S. Frank

Timothy Franklin

Alicia Garcia-Abner

David Glockner

Melvin Gray

Cynthia Greising

Kenneth C. Griffin

Hill Hammock

D. Carroll Joynes

Michael Keiser

Robert E. King

Jonathan Kruesi

Robert Levin

Christopher Lynch

David Mabie

Geetanjli Malhotra

Joe Mansueto

John W. McCarter

Andrew J. McKenna

Richard Melman

Ronald S. Miller

Steven Miller

John F. Modzelewski

John  Nichols

Jessica S. Nolan

Matt Olaveson

Ann Onderdonk

James Perry

Mark Peterson

Peter B. Pond

Christopher Rooney

Neil Ross

Heidi Rudolph


Bechily Hodes Family Foundation

Carol Lavin Bernick Family Foundation

Kovler Family Foundation

The Canning Foundation

Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation


Dr. Scholl Foundation

Fred J. Brunner Foundation

Red Bird Hollow Foundation

The Chicago Community Trust

The Chicago Community Trust

The Oppenheimer Family Foundation

The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

The Robert R. McCormick Foundation


ABC7 Chicago

Alight Solutions

Anonymous Donor

Aon Foundation

Barack Ferrazzano LLP

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

BMO Financial Group

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLC

Charles River Associates

Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, LLC

Dentons US LLP

Edelman Worldwide

Ernst & Young

Grosvenor Holdings

Inland Real Estate Group LLC

Jenner & Block

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

Northwestern University

Patricia Hurley and Associates, Inc.

Shook, Hardy + Bacon

Sidley Austin LLP

Wintrust Financial Corp.