Our Partners

We recognize that developing and learning do not — and should not — begin and end when children walk through the doors of the school. In addition to forming strong relationships with parents and community members, we establish partnerships with many community-based organizations and local agencies that provide in-school and out-of-school services to our students. From tutoring to fine arts programming, our partners offer our students an incredible range of life experiences.

Our partners

Community Partners

A Knock at Midnight

Academic Approach

ANet: Achievement Network

AILEY: Arts in Education & Community Programs

Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University

Back2School Illinois

Barrel of Monkeys

Beyond Sports

Bottom Line

BUILD

Chicago Children’s Museum

Chicago Fire Foundation

Chicago Park District

City Colleges of Chicago

City Year

COFI: Community Organizing and Family Issues

Columbia College Chicago

Cradles to Crayons

Embarc

Family Focus

FIRST LEGO League

First Robtics Competition

Gear Up

Genseys Works

Goodman Theatre

Innovare

Istitute for Community Empowerment

Chicago Lawndale AMACHI Mentoring Program

Leap Innovations

Museum of Science + Industry

My Block. My Hood. My City.

One Goal

Pitch In

Saga Innovations

SGA

Social Works

The Broad Center

The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

The University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

UCAN

UMOJA

Youth Guidance

Donors

Multi-Year Cluster Sponsors $2,000,000 and above

BMO Harris Bank

Crown Family Philanthropies

1,000,000 and above

Pritzker Foundation

US Department of Education – NLU Teacher Quality Partnership Grant

500,000-999,999

I. A. O’Shaughnessy Foundation

200,000-499,999

Anonymous
CME Group Foundation

Earl and Brenda Shapiro Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. King and King Family Foundation

100,000-199,999

Kimberly T. Duchossois
Foley Family Foundation
Ira & Sheila Stone Family Foundation
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Pat and Mike Koldyke

The Lefkofsky Family Foundation
Polk Bros. Foundation
Satter Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Zafirovski
Zell Family Foundation

50,000-99,999

Lindsey and Merrick Axel
Bears Care
The Boeing Company
Liz and David Chandler
Bandon Dunes L.P.

Chicago Fire Foundation
Finnegan Family Foundation
Donna and Jack Greenberg
Malott Family Foundation
John and Kathleen Schreiber Foundation

20,000-49,999

Aon Foundation
The Barker Welfare Foundation
John D. Cook
Cubs Care, a McCormick Foundation Fund

Nancy and Brian Doyal and Baird Foundation
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and
Kenneth and Ann Miller
Brad and Kim Keywell

Bill and Karen Lutz
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Mabie
Todd E. Warnock

10,000-19,999

Anonymous
Americans for the Arts
Christopher Begy
Lisa and Eric Belcher
Robert Crawford

James and Catherine Denny Foundation
LaLa Digital LLC
Idealease, Inc.
Kimberley and Gary McCullough
Anthony and Carole Miller

Northern Trust Charitable Trust
Dr. Ed Ogata
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick H. Waddell
Greg and Kim Wasson
Jill Garling and Thomas Wilson

5,000-9,999

Connie and Tom Cigarran
Byram and Suzanne Dickes
Michael Ferro
James Fields
Joe Flanagan
Carrie and Craig Goesel
Golden Apple Foundation
Geri and David Greenberg
Julie and Will Hobert
Howard E. Jessen

Leslie Lim Ayson
Mills Family Charitable Foundation
Lou Nieto
Linda and Richard Price
Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
Related Affordable Foundation
B.T. Rocca, Jr. Foundation
Karen and Charlie Rose
Michael A. Sachs

AmeriCorps: Serve Illinois
Benjamin and Dawn Shapiro
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Jeri and Roger Smith
Winston and Strawn LLP
Professor Louis W. and Rhona L. Stern
Mr. and Mrs. Eric C. Strobel
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Stuart
Alice and Anne Tucker

1,000-4,999

John and Ann Amboian
B. C. Ames
Spencer Arms
John Banks
Andrew K. Block
Charles K. Bobrinskoy
Amy Brock
Melisa Byrd
Susan Canmann
Tim and Carol Cawley
Laura Davis
Carter W. Emerson
Stanford and Ann Dudley Goldblatt
Rodney and Keith Goldstein
Lee Hutchinson
Rich and Jeani Jernstedt
Jac Joubert
Ann Kaplan
Anne Kavanagh and Terry J. Smith
Christopher Keeney
Heidi Kiesler

Koch Family Foundation
Lawrence Krueger
Mathew Leonard
Casey Lilek
James W. Mabie
Marcia L. Macphearson
Edward C. Maier
Ralph B. Mandell
Devin Mathews
Mark G. McGrath
Nivine Megahed, Ph.D.
John S. Mengel
Phillip Merlin
Josh Michelson
Megan Murley Olson
Ronald and Elaine Prebish
Stephen R. Quazzo
Mike Revord
Jerald Richman
Pearl Rieger
Roberts Family Foundation

Andrew Rosenfield
Jennifer Ross
Linsey Rubenstein
Madeline Rychel
Manuel Sanchez
Richard Sandor
Segal Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Segal
Kenneth L. Serota
Brenda Shapiro
Harlan Stone
Timothy Szerlong
The Keller Family Foundation
Elizabeth Thompson
Ned Turney
Stephanie Tuttle
Laura Van Peenan
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Viellieu
Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Waddell
Gail D. Ward
David Waud

Up to 1,000

Duffie Adelson
Marissa Akason
Paul F. Anderson
Rohith Banerjee
Tim Barr
Amy Bayer
Dominic Belmonte
Sirisha Bendapudi
Ibrahim Bengali
Betsy Berman
Kimberly Blanchard
Jacob Borth
Alexander Bronder
Ralph Brooks
Janice Capinegro
Alison Carrizales
Sanford Carton
Grant Cartwright
Kelly Castriotta
Jay Cavey
Peter Cogan
Alex Cooper
Sarah Corden
Christopher Cortese
Tarsha Cristler
Dan Cronin
Crystal Curfman
Loretta DeLuca
Dante Diamante
Steve Dildine
Lisa DiMarco
Sara L. Downey
Marjorie DuBrow
Jeremiah Dy-Johnson
Charles B. Edelstein
Carla S. Edelston
Charles Edwards
Sarah Feldmann
Rebecca Ferguson
Brandon Foley
Adrian Foster
Beth Fritchen
Niyum Gandhi
Robert Gannett
Nancy Gans
Parie Garg
Jeffery Glassroth
Matthew Graham
Annemie H. Gramm
Rosemary Grant
Thomas Green

David Grumhaus
Inga Gurevich
Matthew Hammer
Adrienne Harrell
Elisa Harris
Travis Heitzinger
Benjamin Herman
Frederic W. Hickman
Folasade F. Hilson
Harold H. Hines
Leslie Hoffman
Philip Hummer
Peter Hurst
David A. Hutchison
Monique Hypes
Ann Ingersoll
Brian Jessen
Luke Johnson
Jennifer Jordan
Sean Karunaratne
Michael J. Kasper
Joseph D. Keenan
The Keller Family Foundation
Thomas Kerestes
Victoria Kessinger
Samuel Kimmerly
Edmund King
John Kinsella
Amy K. Kitzmiller
Adam Klein
Sarah Knobloch
Kenneth Koch
Deirdre Koldyke
Emily Krall
Sean Kramer
Dan Laner
Richard Lariviere
Jerry Laso
Christy Lauber
Romeen Lavani
Danielle Lavey
William J. Lawlor
Alan Lewis
Aisha Lewit
Sandra P. Lieberman
Lucy Liu
Stanley N. Logan
Monica Lozano
Cheryl Luce
Nicolas Luzarraga
William Macatee

Ryan Maki
Pepe Maldonado
Raphael Mannino
Kyle Markovits
Herbert Mazariegos
Antonio McKamey
Scott McLamore
Thomas B. McNeill
John McPherson
Brian McSweeney
Richard Melcher
Tommy Miller
Cecily Mistarz
R. S. Murley
Mimi and Bob Murley
Kevin Murphy
Geoffrey Murray
Abigail Myers
James Nappo
Rosemary Nazaruk
Juan C. Nino
Troy T. Noard
Yemisi Odedina
Bart Olson
Aleksandra Orlova
Amy Overton
Vashnav Pandey
Rachel Park
Scott Patrick
Donna Pugh
Richard E. Pyle
Christian Reyes
Matt Rhodes
Erica Richey
Jack Riley
Arnaldo Rivera
Frank Roberts
David Rogero
Lindsey Roman
Harold Russell
Elias Ruvalcaba
Nina Ruvinsky
S. B. Friedman & Company
Charlotte Sands
Elizabeth Sauter
Albert H. Scherb
Jeremy Schifberg
Karla Schmidt
Max Scodro
Newton Sears
Rosemary Sears

Carmita Semaan
Stuart P. Shulruff
Rohit Singh
Michael Slovitt
Brent Smith
Kitsy Smith
Andrew Sons
Zack Sorman
Annie Hendricks
Marion Stanley
Trevor Stapleton
Lisbeth Stiffel
Kevin Stineman
Kenneth Stokes
Nicholas Stone
Andrew Sullivan
John W. Sullivan
Keith Sulzer
Steve Szczerba
Ben Terdich
Andrew Tonino
Truist
William Tsai
Dawn F. Tubbs
Carolyn Tubekis
Peter E. Van Nice
Todd Van Tol
Village of Stockton
Village of West Dundee
Richard Vinh
Stacy Weaver
Walter S. Weinberg
Lynn Weisberg
Mark S. Weisberg
Tripp Welge
George West
William Westfall
Sam Wheeler
Tessa Wiegand
Terrill Wilkins
Lloyd Williams
Daisy Wood
LeRoy Woods
Crystal Xia
Rich Yannaco
Zachariah Yarnoff
Todd Zafirovski
Jenny Zhou
Gary Zhu
Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Zimmerman
Linda and Don Zimmerman