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How to Help

For nearly two decades, our work has exposed us to the dedicated individuals and groups working to grow great public schools in our city. To accomplish our goals, we engage a wide-range of stakeholders – business and civic leaders, educators and education leaders, nonprofit organizations and the philanthropic community – who commit to actively serving and advocating for our students and our schools.

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Support Chicago's students and educators by donating to The Fund.

Principal Appreciation Campaign

We’re on a mission to show our #PrincipalPrideCHI and thank Chicago’s public school principals. Join us!

Invest in Chicago's Principals

Principals have an out-sized impact on their schools and communities. Any amount can make a difference.

Support Our Work

We aim to serve more than 600 principals and 360,000 students by 2023, with an emphasis on the schools that most need support.

Celebrate School Leaders

Every October, school communities, city officials, and corporate leaders join together to lift up the great work of principals.