Obama Foundation Statement on Anti-Racism and Equity

September 27, 2021 8:01 PM

In the United States, we are still grappling – in ways large and small – with the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow and the… More

The Obama Foundation Welcomes 2021-2022 Class of Scholars at Columbia University and University of Chicago

September 7, 2021 10:00 AM

CHICAGO — The Obama Foundation is proud to announce its fourth cohort of Obama Scholars, two groups of 12 emerging leaders… More

Hurricane Ida Relief: How You Can Help

August 31, 2021 2:02 PM

Right now, millions of people in Louisiana, Mississippi, and other areas feeling the effects of Hurricane Ida need your help. The powerful Category 4 storm… More

Ways to Support Women and Girls in Afghanistan

August 17, 2021 3:00 PM

The dangers that women and girls are facing in Afghanistan are heartbreaking. Since June, more than 120,000 children have been displaced by the conflict, and… More

Obama Foundation Files Form 990 for 2020 Tax Year

August 17, 2021 10:31 AM

CHICAGO, IL—Today, the Obama Foundation announced that it has filed its Form 990 for the 2020 tax year. A copy of the 990 and the… More

Haiti Earthquake Relief: How You Can Help

August 16, 2021 6:01 PM

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Haiti on Saturday morning, August 14, followed by smaller earthquakes across the country that have left thousands dead and… More

The Pandemic Represents A Crisis for India’s Girls. Meet Some of the Organizations Working to Support Them.

June 30, 2021 7:23 PM

By Ami Shah, Shadhika; Debadutta Dash, Surkarya; Dr. Deepak Sharma, RSKS India; Tiffany Drake, Girls Opportunity Alliance This year, India is facing a resurgence of… More

A Conversation with Cody Keenan, former White House Chief Speechwriter

June 25, 2021 10:00 AM

In March we unveiled the quote from President Obama that will appear on the exterior of the Museum… More

Celebrate Father’s Day with the Girls Opportunity Alliance

June 16, 2021 3:03 PM

This Father’s Day, meet dads around the world from the Girls Opportunity Alliance community who are supporting their daughters’ education and dreams. Around the… More

University of Chicago Partners with the Obama Foundation to Launch Obama Foundation Scholars Program

June 16, 2021 1:00 PM

CHICAGO — The University of Chicago and the Obama Foundation on June 16 announced plans for a newly designed University of Chicago Obama Foundation Scholars… More