Chicago Foundation for Education

Chicago Foundation for Education

Chicago, IL 60661
Tax ID36-3429023

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About this organization






To improve & enhance educational experiences provided in Chicago's public elementary schools.


Small Grants - enable teachers to implement innovative, self-designed classroom and school-wide curricular projects. These grants help fund field trips, classroom libraries, student performances, in-class units, and everything in between.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

The filing outlines the non-profit's goal as “The chicago foundation for education (cfe) is an illinois non-profit charitable organization established in 1985. cfe supports prek through 12th grade chicago public school educators with leadership, growth, and grant opportunities that translate into enhanced classroom experiences for students. with a lean staff and a volunteer cohort of more than 200, cfe offers an annual teacher-directed workshop and grant-based programs.”.

When explaining its purpose, the activities were outlined as: “To improve & enhance educational experiences provided in chicago's public elementary schools.”.

  • As per legal reporting requirements, the state of operation for the non-profit is IL.
  • The non-profit's address for 2020 is listed as 641 W Lake Street No 200, Chicago, IL, 60661 in the filing.
  • As per the non-profit's form, they have 9 employees as of 2020.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are between $500,000 and $1,000,000+.
  • Revenue is between $500,000 and $1,000,000+.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$212,984.
  • The organization has 18 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1985.
  • The organization pays $246,441 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $73,491 in fundraising expenses.

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