Molly Baltman Leonard

Assistant Director of Communities Robert R. McCormick Foundation , Chicago IL
Molly Baltman Leonard

Molly Baltman Leonard serves as Assistant Director of the Communities Program for the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. Under her leadership, the Communities Program recently developed a new grantmaking strategy to advance racial and economic equity by working closely with communities that have historically suffered disinvestment. Through partnership and collaboration, the Program grants $13 million annually. Prior to joining McCormick, Molly served as Executive Director of Archeworks, and held various positions in the Child Welfare systems in Illinois and Michigan.  She holds an M.A. from University of Chicago and B.S. from Michigan State University. She is a native of Detroit and has resided in Chicago since 1997.

Transforming investment in communities


CCI is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, and The California Endowment.

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