Alain Locke Charter School models “Absolute Excellence” and uses a learner-centered approach with a focus on producing students who are globally competitive and prepared for a successful college experience.
Baker Demonstration School: Not just academics, but a “whole child” focus on the social, emotional, physical, and cultural development that gives a child the skills, stamina, and ethical framework for success in life.
Chicago Jewish Day School creates a standard of excellence in both Jewish and General Studies. Our students develop a passion for learning and a strong sense of themselves as Jews and as human beings.
Chicago Lights seeks to break the cycle of poverty through academic and emotional support for over 400 students from low-income families (grades 1-12) by helping the students improve their academic performance, stay in school through high school graduation, prepare for higher education and meaningful careers, and expand leadership and social skills.
Cubs Charities harnesses the passion of Cubs fans to improve the lives of children and families across Chicago and beyond. Our goal is to provide increased access to sports opportunities and target improvements in health, fitness and education for those at risk. We partner with the most effective programs and organizations to achieve positive impact and demonstrated results.
The Daniel Murphy Scholarship Foundation provides four-year high school scholarships and educational support services to economically disadvantaged Chicago eighth grade students who demonstrate academic potential to ensure they are properly prepared for college.
DePaul College Prep: Curriculum is designed to prepare students for college level studies in a challenging, yet individualized environment. Students select coursework from the traditional college prep, honors and advanced placement programs.
George B. Swift Specialty School collaborates with students and parents by continuously reflecting on progress, focusing on learning needs and data, while monitoring and adjusting instruction for individual success.
International Women Associates: IWA has been able to establish a program of philanthropy that both supports the organization’s mission of putting global understanding into practice and builds upon our community service programs to serve children in the Chicago Public School System.
LaSalle II Magnet provides a rigorous and challenging elementary school education to students in grades pre-k through 8. Acquisition of a second language will be a special component of the school’s educational program. Students will also learn the history and culture of the nations where the language is spoken.
LINK Unlimited: A non-profit organization that provides educational and college preparatory opportunities for economically disadvantaged African American high school youth. LINK integrates mentoring relationships, college readiness and leadership development to foster academic success, personal development and interracial understanding and harmony.
LEAP Learning Systems: A not-for-profit organization dedicated to results driven language and literacy development. Leap Learning Systems’ programs are proven to accelerate self-confidence and fulfillment in children, parents and educators.
The Menomonee Club has been improving urban life for children on Chicago’s north side for over fifty years. The Club’s experienced and caring staff guides a superb mix of supervised team sports, and recreational and social programs for kids in Junior Kindergarten (JK) through 6th grade, as well as selected programs for teenagers.
METROsquash utilizes squash, education, cultural experience and community service to empower Chicago Public School students(grades 5-9) to realize their full academic, athletic and personal potential.
Roberto Clemente Community Academy’s mission is to facilitate academic and personal growth, to inspire internal motivation and to develop problem-solving skills in all students. Through rigorous, innovative and differentiated curriculum, students will be empowered to be inquirers and lifelong learners who are college and career ready.
Digital Hub: combines the highest-quality printed materials with our unique eco-safe printing methods. This combination enables them to meet their clients’ needs while maintaining the integrity of our planet’s environment.