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September 15, 2017 Blog Leadership

What We Can Learn from the Cubs (Even if You’re a White Sox Fan)


For the record, The Fund's CEO is a White Sox fan. But when our partners at MB Financial invited her to a breakfast with the Chicago Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, her curiosity won out over cross-town rivalry. Theo’s focus was leadership – a theme that matters a lot to our team. He shared three ideas that she thought might resonate with you.

August 18, 2017 Blog Leadership

Consistency as a Catalyst for Change

“People quit principals, not schools.” Principal Elizabeth Jamison-Dunn of Catalyst Circle Rock Elementary School spoke to The Fund about how she retains teachers by building community among the staff.

July 7, 2017 Leadership

It’s Time for Some Good News


With all of the stories covering Chicago's challenging year, it would be easy to forget how hard our city's education professionals have been working to keep our children moving forward - but not the successes they’ve achieved.

Invest in Chicago's Principals

Principals have an out-sized impact on their schools and communities. Any amount can make a difference.

Support Our Work

We aim to serve more than 600 principals and 360,000 students by 2023, with an emphasis on the schools that most need support.

Celebrate School Leaders

Every October, school communities, city officials and corporate leaders join together to lift up the great work of principals and their APs.