Donate, Partner, Engage

There’s a role for every company, every organization, and every Chicagoan to get engaged with CPS and support our schools and students.

 

“CPS is a district on the rise, but we won't rest until every child in Chicago has the same access to the world-class opportunities and education this city has to offer.”

— Dr. Janice Jackson

 

“Every day we wake up on a mission to create a brighter future for our students by making each day better, more full of learning, and hope.”

— Stacy Stewart, Principal, Belmont-Cragin

 

“While I learned to code, I learned how to speak. It helped me find my voice. I have skills; I have self-confidence; I cannot wait for the future!”

— Ajax Bachor, Student, Walt Disney Magnet Elementary School

Featured Giving Opportunities

Quick and easy ways to get engaged! Whether you can give a little or a lot, there’s an opportunity for you to support CPS schools, students, and families.

Get Involved

Through giving and partnerships, we’re creating new ways for every Chicagoan to engage in the success of our students and schools.

Give In Kind

There is always a need for donated school supplies, musical instruments, sports equipment, classroom furniture, technology, event tickets, and more.

Give Through Partners

Thanks to our partners across the city, you can choose from a range of giving opportunities that support our schools and students.

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Sign up for our newsletter and follow us on social media for news and updates about what’s going on at CPS.

Current District Programs

Our student’s have been nationally recognized for their academic progress, take a look at many ways CPS is working to bolster and enrich their experience.

644

Schools

361,314

Students

82.5%

Graduation Rate

$1.16B

Scholarship Dollars Earned in 2020

49.3%

Students graduating with Early College and Career credentials

Featured Partners

CPS has made great strides but we didn’t get there alone. Here are a few of the many partnerships that contributed to where we are today.

View All Partners

300

Businesses providing work-readiness opportunities for CPS Students

221

Grants and contributions provided in the last year

16,047,988

Dollars raised in the last year

15,500

Corporate volunteer hours contributed in the last year

Recent Updates

Equitable teacher hiring & retention practices produce results that benefit students and communities.

Check out this new study about @ChiPubSchools’ Opportunity Schools, resourced by our partner @JoyceFdn and developed with @ed1stconsulting: http://cps.edu/oscasestudy.

Thanks to CEO Martinez, @docswin, and other @ChiPubSchools leadership for talking to some CFF partners about the importance of philanthropy in advancing equity across the District. #TheBestAreWithCPS

If you haven’t been vaccinated already, I strongly encourage you to make today the day to do so! Our website makes it extremely easy to find a site near you—just visit http://cps.edu/vaccinations. https://twitter.com/ChiPubSchools/status/1445409058161364995

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