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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:
- Grow and support underrepresented professionals in Chicago's commercial real estate industry
- Collaborate with local high schools and universities to educate students about careers in commercial real estate
- Award and fund three scholarships for courses leading to achievement of the Real Property Administrator (RPA) and Facilities Management Administrator (FMA) designations:
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
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.
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 email@example.com or (312) 870-9608.