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What We Do

The Fund believes that solutions to the challenges in public schools exist. We devote time, leverage data and invest in programs and initiatives that enable Chicago to attract, support and keep strong principals.

70%
of Chicago public schools served by Fund investments
590
Average number of students impacted by one Chicago principal
$74M
Invested by The Fund to improve Chicago's public schools

“The Fund has provided me with the resources and relationships necessary to make my student-centered vision for teaching and learning a reality, leading to positive gains in academic outcomes and school culture. There is no greater champion for principal leadership and student success in Chicago than The Fund.”

Lovett Elementary School
Dr. LeViis Haney, Principal

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For nearly two decades, our work has exposed us to the dedicated individuals and groups working to grow great public schools in Chicago. Join them.

Principal Pride

We know how hard principals work and how important their leadership is. This fall, we're kicking off a campaign to make sure everyone knows it, too.

Read our Blog

We use our blog to amplify the voices of our city’s best principals and to tell the positive stories we see in our schools. Join us for a new story each Friday.