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For 36 years, Big Shoulders Fund has helped Chicago's children achieve their dreams through access to a quality, values-based education. Our network of schools in the Chicago region, serve 20,000 students from a vast range of ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds. We invite you to take a closer look and see all that these schools have to offer your family.
Big Shoulders Fund supports nearly 25,000 students at 92 schools across the Chicago region and Northwest Indiana. The impact can be felt across generations of scholars who go on to graduate college at 2x the national average with Black and Hispanic alumni achieving 3-4x that. Hear from principals, scholars, parents, civic leaders, and more on the Big Shoulders Fund difference.
About BIG SHOULDERS FUND
Big Shoulders Fund provides support to schools with demonstrated need which provide a quality, values-based education for Chicago’s children. We invite you to explore this new parent-facing website and discover the Big Shoulders Fund difference.
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