BOMA/Chicago Foundation

BOMA/Chicago Foundation Overview

The BOMA/Chicago Foundation was formed in 2008 as an Illinois not-for-profit corporation and has been qualified as a charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The mission of the Foundation is to advance the development of emerging talent through education and collaboration. The Foundation's primary goals are to:

Foundation Board & Committees

As an entity separate from BOMA/Chicago, the Foundation has its own Board of Directors, bylaws, books and records and tax returns. Two committees serve the Foundation, the Diversity Committee and the Scholarship Committee.


Annual Diversity Celebration Fundraiser

The BOMA/Chicago Foundation hosts the Diversity Celebration each April to raise funds for its scholarships, mentoring, outreach and other programs. This event is open to both members and non-members of BOMA/Chicago.


Pass With Flying Colors Partnership


The BOMA/Chicago Foundation's Diversity Committee has partnered with Pass With Flying Colors to host Career Days for high school students. Learn more about this program.


Make a Donation


You are invited to make a donation to the BOMA/Chicago Foundation. Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible as charitable contributions or as ordinary and necessary business expenses. Donors should check with their tax advisors.


Become a Diversity Ambassador


Are you a passionate commercial real estate leader who is committed to enhancing diversity, inclusion and equity within our industry? Then we invite you to become a Diversity Ambassador. Ambassadors can sign up to attend and volunteer at diversity events and initiatives throughout the year. You can apply to become an ambassador here.


Contact Information

If you have any questions about the BOMA/Chicago Foundation or would like to make a donation, please contact Jaclynne Madden, Director of Education, at or (312) 870-9608.