The Comer Family Foundations

The late Gary C. Comer, founder of the Lands’ End clothing company, possessed not only remarkable business savvy, but also a unique vision that inspired all who knew him. Mr. Comer’s singular curiosity and passion for helping others to build better lives led to the pursuit of numerous charitable endeavors. Since Mr. Comer’s death, his family continue his legacy and remarkable generosity.

The Comer Science and Education Foundation, created in 1998, provides funding for organizations in an array of fields including education, environment, health and social services as well as neighborhood rehabilitation. Please visit the The Comer Science and Education Foundation site.

The Comer Foundation, created in 1986, supports innovative programs making a positive impact on the lives of individuals and communities. Our two major grant making programs focus on the city of Chicago and on syringe exchange programs nationwide. Please visit The Comer Foundation site.