Supporters and Partners

The UChicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice significantly contributes to our ongoing efforts in high schools with in-kind supports.

Our work would not be possible without the generous support of foundations, corporations, and committed individual donors. NCS greatly appreciates their dedication to helping students become successful in college, career, and beyond!

Foundations and Corporations

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Chicago White Sox Community Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund

CME Group Foundation

The Crown Family

The Crown Goodman Family

Klimczak Foundation Education Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation

Lloyd A. Fry Foundation

The Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation

Mary and Paul Finnegan

McDougal Family Foundation

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation

Polk Bros. Foundation

Robert. R. McCormick Foundation

S5 Foundation

Steans Family Foundation


Chicago Public Schools

UChicago Consortium on School Research

Targeted Leadership Consulting

The To&Through Project

Reading Apprenticeship at WestEd

School Reform Initiative


Building Equitable Learning Environments (BELE) Network