Sponsors

The Children’s Research Fund works closely with corporate sponsors to create unique partnerships that complement each company’s brand and philanthropic priorities and objectives. The ideal partnership is multifaceted and allows for visibility and involvement throughout the year. If you would like to learn more about sponsorship opportunities and how your company can gain network of business leaders and philanthropists through the 2018 Children’s Ball, please contact Kristi Stathis at 773.294.4360 or kstathis@oceantomo.com or Whitney Sutton at 312.227.7297 or wsutton@luriechildrens.org.

To download more information on Corporate Sponsorship’s, please click the links below:

The Children’s Ball is the signature fundraising event of the Children’s Research Fund, the leading organization dedicated to raising funds for innovative biomedical research for the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Join more than 1100 civic and business leaders on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Chicago Hilton for The 60th Annual Children’s Ball, co-charied by Chris Keogh, Holly and Matt Maloney and Trish Rooney.

The Children’s Research Fund gratefully acknowledges the sponsors of the 2017 Children’s Ball, Stories: Rewriting Possibilities who helped us raise more than $3.75 million to support pediatric medical research at the Manne Research Institute at Lurie Children’s. Together, we will change Stories and life trajectories through pediatric medical research.

Luxury Retail Sponsor:

Barneys New York

Gold Sponsors:

Jenner & Block LLP
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Silver Sponsors:

GCM Grosvenor
Goldman Sachs

Bronze Sponsors:

Aon
CBRE with Rachel and David Mahoney and Meredith and Chad Freese
Cinespace Chicago Film Studios
Exelon
GHP Group, Inc.
Heidrick & Struggles with Daphne and Lyndon Taylor
ITW
Kirkland & Ellis with Linda and Dennis Myers
Nuveen
Power Construction
Sidley Austin LLP
Wells Fargo with Michael Bromfield
Wintrust

Luxury Auto Sponsor:

Resnick Automotive Group

Table Sponsor:

AAR Corp.
Arc Worldwide
Baker Tilly
Beazley Group
Belmont Bank & Trust
BMO Harris Bank
The Burish Group of UBS
Capital Group Private Client Services with Anne & Zach Lazar
CBRE, Inc.
Charles River Associates
Conifer Health Solutions
Cornerstone Research
Discover Financial Services
Edelman
Enova International
Fifth Third Bank
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Huron
Johnson Controls Inc
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
KPMG LLP
Lowis & Gellen LLP
MB Financial Bank
Mortensen
PNC
Russell Reynolds Associates
Sergio & Banks Realty
UBS Financial Services

Underwriting Sponsors:

DLA Piper
Grant Thornton, LLP
Heitman
Katz & Stefani, LLC
Kaufman Hall & Associates, LLC

Supporting Companies:

Gibson
HealthCare Appraisers, Inc.
Navigant Consulting
R.G. Construction Services
S&S Automotive Group

To receive a copy of the 2018 Children’s Ball Corporate Sponsorship Brochure please e-mail: info@childrensresearchfund.org

Annual Giving to the Children’s Research Fund campaign is critical to our ability to continue to fund innovative pediatric medical research that will benefit countless children. Gifts of any amount are greatly appreciated and will help get us closer to meeting our annual commitment to the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute. Gifts of $1,000 or more will be recognized in the program book for the Children’s Ball.