The CYC Foundation is led by a dedicated Board of Trustees who carefully evaluates all options for the Foundation. Officers include President Walter G. Vartan, Vice President James F. Armstong, Jr., Secretary Ann Rundle and Treasurer Victor Chigas.
Foundation trustees are Theodore P. Anderson, Carla Carstens Herr, Grant Crowley, Jan Kramer, Philip R. May, Michael Mayer, Christine Mitchell, G. Michael Sollitt and Lawrence J. Wilhelm. Our legal counsel is Bernard Wiczer.
To view information about the member annual support program and authorization form, click here (members must log in to view).
For your convenience, the Chicago Yacht Club Foundation wishes to share its latest IRS Form 990 filing.
Investing In Our Safety
The Chicago Yacht Club Foundation, proud to support the United States Coast Guard Foundation (USCG), has been welcomed into their Guardian’s Circle. The USCG Foundation provides their members with essential support not otherwise available. It provides for families of injured and deceased members on a wide range of services not otherwise available
Through donations from various sources, the Coast Guard Foundation also supports many programs and projects for the men and women of the Coast Guard and the public they serve. This includes supporting the Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Coast Guard volunteer arm, with funding for activities such as boat safety seminars, vessel inspection, harbor patrols, and marine environmental protection efforts.
The Chicago Yacht Club Foundation also gives support to other maritime-related charitable organizations that operate in or have a tie to the Chicagoland area.