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Other Ways of Giving


If you prefer to make your gift by mail, you may send your check to the address below. Checks may be made payable to Communities In Schools of Chicago.

Our address is:
Communities In Schools of Chicago
815 W. Van Buren St.
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60607


Gifts of stock or other securities can be a great way to express your support of Communities In Schools of Chicago. Here is the information:

Brokerage Firm:  William Blair & Co.
Account Name: Communities In Schools of Chicago
DTC Number:  # 0226
Account Number: # GER019857
Our representative: Chris Glass

Before transferring securities please email the Development Office at to inform us the gift is forthcoming.

Donor Advised Funds

A donor advised fund (DAF) is a charitable giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to support your favorite causes.

If you have a donor advised fund, DAF Direct enables you to recommend grants to this nonprofit directly from your DAF (as long as your DAF’s sponsoring organization is participating).

Donate through a Donor Advised Fund here.


candid seal platinum 2022

CIS of Chicago earned Candid‘s Platinum Seal of Transparency rating for 2022-23. Candid (formerly GuideStar and Foundation Center) is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofits, and the designation is the highest level of recognition offered by Candid.

Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.