Chicago Reader Nonprofit Guide 2022: A joint project with Executive Service Corps


Accept The Challenge

Advice Beyond the Classroom

After School All Stars

After School Matters

Almost Home Kids Chicago

Alpha Kappa Alpha

Alternatives, Inc.

America SCORES Chicago

American Committee for KEEP, Inc.

American Indian Association of Illinois

American Institute of Architects Chicago (AIA Chicago)

American Library Association

American Red Cross of Chicago and Northern Illinois

ARCS Foundation Illinois Chapter

AROSE Foundation

Artist Life

Arts Alliance Illinois

Associated Colleges of Illinois


BandWith Chicago

Be the Miracle

Benjamin E. Mays Elementary Academy

Bernie’s Book Bank

Bestow Foundation

Beyond Sports Foundation

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago

Big Shoulders Fund

Black Star Project

Board of Jewish Education

Box United

Boys and Girls Club of Elgin

Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois

Braven, Chicago


Building Fund, The

Burst Into Books

Cabrini Connections

Camp Kids Are Kids Chicago

Camp of Dreams

Carlson Community Services

Carole Robertson Center for Learning

Center for Companies That Care

Center for Independence through Conductive Education

Center for Religion and Psychotherapy

Center for Tax and Budget Accountability (CTBA)

Centro Romero

CG Jung Institute of Chicago

Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center

Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education

Chicago Austin Youth Travel Adventures

Chicago Center for Arts and Technology (CHI CAT)

Chicago Child Care Society

Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center

Chicago Communities in Schools, Inc.

Chicago Debates

Chicago Education Advocacy Cooperative (CHIEAC)

Chicago HOPES for Kids

Chicago Learning Exchange

Chicago Lights

Chicago Metamorphosis Orchestra Project, The

Chicago Metropolitan Association for the Education of Young Children (Chicago Metro AEYC)

Chicago Scholars

Chicago Training Center

Chicago United for Equity

Chicago Urban League

Chicago Youth Centers

Chicago Youth Programs (CYP)

Chiditarod Foundation

Childcare Network of Evanston

Children’s Research Triangle



Christopher House


Cluster Tutoring

Code Your Dreams

Collaboration for Early Childhood

College Bound Opportunities

College Possible

Columbia College – After School Program

Communities In Schools of Chicago

Communities United

Community Action Partnership of Lake County

Community Makery

Consortium for Educational Change

Cool Classics Chicago

Corazon a Corazon

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Debate it Forward

Designers for Learning

Designs for Change

Disrupthr Chicago

Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop

Dream On Education

Dreams for Kids

Driehaus Design Initiative

Educate. Radiate. Elevate.

El Hogar del Niño

Englewood Tech. Prep. Academy

Facing History and Ourselves

Family Centered Educational Agency (FCEA)

Family Matters

First Five Years Fund

Focus Fairies Mentoring

Forte Community Music Project

FOUS Youth Development Services

Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust

Frida K. Kahlo Community Organization

Future Ties, NFP

Galileo Scholastic Academy of Math and Science

Garden of Prayer Youth Center


Gary Comer Youth Center

Gateway To Learning

Geek Therapy

Goethe-Institut Chicago

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives

Gigi’s Playhouse

GirlForward (Girl Forward)

Girls of Grace

Girls on the Run

Girls Play Sports

Glencoe Historical Society

Gray Matter Experience

Greater West Town Training Partnership

Greenhouse Scholars

Gwendolyn Brooks Center for Black Literature and Creative Writing

HANA Center

Harbour, The

Harkness Outreach Center

Healthy Schools Campaign

Heph Foundation

HFS Chicago Scholars

High Jump Chicago


Hinsdale Adventist Academy

Humanity Rising

Ida Crown Jewish Academy

IES Abroad (Institute for the International Education of Students )

Illinois Fatherhood Initiative

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)

Illinois MENTOR

Illinois Safe Schools Alliance, The

Illinois Science Council

Illinois Writing Project

Indo-American Center

Infant Welfare Society of Evanston


Institute for Clinical Social Work

Instituto del Progreso Latino

Interface Child Family Services

International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN)

Intonation Music

It Takes A Village Family of Schools

James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy

Jane Goodall Institute

Jewish Education Team (JET)

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

Junior Achievement of Chicago

Just The Beginning

KEEN Chicago

Kehillah Jewish Education Fund

Kendall College Trust

Kids First Chicago

Kingdom Avenue


L.E.A.D. (Linking Efforts Against Drugs)

Ladies of Virtue

LaTanya and The Youth of Englewood

Latinos Progresando

Lead Education Group

Learning Bridge

Leave No Veteran Behind

Leif Ericson Scholastic Academy

Link Unlimited

Literacy Chicago

Literacy DuPage

Literacy Volunteers of Illinois

Literature for All of Us

Manage Emotions Avoid Negativity Girls Empowerment (MEAN Girls Empowerment)



Mary Crane Center

Math Circles of Chicago


Midwest Academy for Gifted Education

Mikva Challenge

National Center for Teacher Residencies (NCTR)

National Runaway Safeline (1-800-RUNAWAY)

National Safety Council

National University of Health Sciences

Neighbor To Neighbor Literacy Project

New Foundation of Hope


Nora Project, The

North American Spine Society

Olive Tree Arts Network

OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership

One Solution Foundation


Open Books

Operation G.R.A.D.

Orr Community Academy

Our Voice Alliance

PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation

Paradigm Project

Partnerships in Education & Service

Pat Tillman Foundation

Peace School

PEAK (Partnership to Educate and Advance Kids)

Peer Health Exchange

Pilot Light

Plano Child Development Center

Play for Peace

Playworks Illinois

Powered By Action

Prevent Blindness

Prevention Force Family Center

Project Exploration

Project: VISION

Rad Remedy

Reach Out and Read Illinois

Reach the World

Reader Institute for Community Journalism (The Reader)

Reading In Motion

Reading Power

Reading with Pictures

Reba Early Learning Center


Renaissance Knights Chess Foundation

RIF Chicago – Chicago Kids Read

Rogers Park and West Ridge Historical Society

Safe Families for Children

Sankofa Safe Child Initiative

Senior Home Sharing

Seneca Foundation

Shift Englewood Youth Orchestra

Shorefront Collective

Sit Stay Read (SitStayRead)


Something Good in Englewood

South Chicago Dance Theatre


Sports Shed, The

Stage Right CPS

Starfish Learning Center

Strategic Learning Initiatives

Student-Led Ed

Super 7 Girls

Supplies for Dreams

Surge Institute


Taylor Services Youth Organization

TCS Education System

Teach for America Chicago and Northwest Indiana

Teach Them How

Teachers Supporting Teachers

Telpochcalli Community Education Project

Think Outside Da Block

Triple Threat Mentoring

True Star

Tutoring Chicago

UIC Center for Literacy

Union League Boys and Girls Clubs

United Palatine Coalition

Universidad Popular

Urban Therapeutic Solutions

Voice of Reason

Waukegan to College

We All Code


Welcome 2 the Queendom

West Cook County Youth Club

Whole Child Arts

Working in the Schools (WITS)

World Future Society

Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights

Young Men’s Educational Network

Youth Communication Chicago

Youth Crossroads

Youth Outlook

Youth Service Project

Youth Technology Corps

YWCA – La Voz Latina Program