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Your gift supports the work of Chicago Friends School to help children develop the academic skills and strong character they need to grow into purposeful lives.

Please donate today!

We also accept donations sent to our mailing address:

Chicago Friends School

1246 W. Thorndale Ave.

Chicago,IL 60660

Chicago Friends School is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. Your gift is fully tax-deductible.

Types of gifts

Recurring gifts.

A recurring gift ensures the stability and growth of Chicago Friends School. Please contact us at or 773-442-2371 to learn more.

Planned giving.

Your gift creates a legacy of Quaker education in Chicago. Chicago Friends School staff are happy to talk to you about planned giving options. Please contact us at or 773-442-2371 to learn more.

Patricia Moles Scholarship Fund.

A gift to the Patricia Moles Scholarship Fund supports our ability to offer a Chicago Friends School education to everyone by offering tuition relief to families with financial needs. Patricia Moles (1934–2011) was a Quaker activist and advocate for social justice whose life embodied the values we teach. To learn more about Patricia’s life and her work, please read her biography. To designate your gift to the scholarship, please contact

Bayard Rustin Scholarship Fund.

A gift to the Bayard Rustin Scholarship supports our strategic plan to increase the representation of traditionally underrepresented populations in independent schools. Preference is given to families with demonstrated financial need or families for whom paying tuition presents a hardship. For more information on Bayard Rustin, click here. To designate your gift to the scholarship, please contact or complete your donation here and designate your gift to Bayard Rustin Scholarship Fund.

In-kind gifts.

Chicago Friends School welcomes in-kind gifts of materials that can be used in our classrooms. Please contact to inquire about current needs.

  • If you would like to give an in-kind gift of a book, please visit our Library Wish List.
  • The school accepts in-kind gifts of office and classroom supplies such as pens, pencils, markers, office paper, crayons, tempera paint, and other art supplies, glue sticks, craft glue, construction paper, scissors, whiteboard markers, folders, staplers, and staples, and other supplies.
  • The school may accept gently used bookshelves or storage units, clean or new beanbags, or rugs.
  • Percussion instruments and other handheld, kid-friendly instruments are welcome as in-kind donations.

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