Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the application process, prospective grantees are welcome to contact us directly. Please familiarize yourself with our Apply for a Grant page and program areas before making an inquiry.

Crown Family Philanthropies
222 North LaSalle Street
Suite 1000
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone: (312) 750-6671
Fax: (312) 984-1499
Email us  for general inquiries.


Elizabeth Cisar
Program Director – Environment

Kathleen M. Coughlin
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Maria Demopoulos
Foundation Analyst

Joshua Doubleday
Grants Project Manager

Erica Eisner
Grants Manager

Keith Helt

Christina Herzog
Program Director - Education, Arts & Culture, Civic Affairs

Natasha Karpasov
Foundation Administrator

Katie Levin
Program Analyst - Environment

Lesley Matsa
Program Officer – Jewish Charitable

Sara Moffitt
Program Analyst - Special Projects

Christy Prahl
Program Officer – Health and Human Services

Heidi Rose
Program Analyst - Education, Arts & Culture, Civic Affairs

Lindsey Whitlock
Senior Program Analyst - Health and Human Services

Akilah Williams
Communications Officer

Amy Witt
Program Analyst - Jewish Charitable

Caren Yanis