Chester Kuttner Foundation
Columbia’s Chester Kuttner Foundation provides unique and life changing opportunities to children in our city by exposing them to the joy and skills of sailing on Chicago’s lake front through scholarships to Columbia Sailing School.
Who We Are
Columbia’s Chester Kuttner Foundation is an Illinois not-for-profit Corporation that promotes competitive sailing through scholarship funding and sponsorships.
What We Do
The Foundation provides tuition for inner city children from the Chicago Public School system to attend the Junior Sailing Program at Columbia Yacht Club and learn the sport of competitive sailing.
To provide a summer experience that teaches not only the physical and mental requirements of the sport, but also provides a platform that encourages good sportsmanship and respect, factors in creating self reliant, confident and successful individuals.