Who We Are

The Coalition for Family Building works to promote health and alleviate the mental and physical distress of individuals and couples diagnosed with infertility through education and financial assistance.

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Returning April 2021
Bowl for Family Building

Family Stories

Sheeba and Ritesh
2018 Grant Recipients

Nicole and Lance
2018 Grant Recipients

Josie and Esten
2018 Grant Recipients
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In the News

Click here to learn more about the Family Building Grant

Click here to learn more about the Jewish United Fund Grant

Click here to learn more about the Magnolia Tree Grant

Click here to learn more about the Dr. Michael Hickey Memorial Grant

Click here to learn more about the Kevin J. Lederer Memorial Grant

Apply for a 2020 Grant
6 Years in Existence
$1,171,750 Granted
43 Babies Born

Thank You

We could not provide families hope and education without the generous support of our partners & sponsors.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
EMD Serond
Lake Anesthesia Associates
Levy Law Solutions
Centered Chicago
Vital Proteins
Donor Egg Bank
Eastern Healing
Embryo Options
Jewel Osco

This Limited Edition Monograph Book benefits the Chicago Coalition for Family Building (formerly The Life Foundation)

Waiting Natascha Dea

Waiting by Natascha Dea

A monograph of photographs made by Natascha Dea during two rounds of IVF. It is a window into one woman's experience going through fertility treatments and a love song to the women and men around the world experiencing infertility. The book features a Foreward written by renowned reproductive endocrinologist Eve Feinberg, M.D., Medical Director of Northwestern Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Highland Park. The limited edition is now available.

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