We provide support to schools with demonstrated need which provide a quality,
values-based education for Chicago’s children.
Invested annually in scholarships, programs, faculty support, and operational improvements.
Big Shoulders serves a vast range of ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds. Nearly 80% identify as Black or Hispanic.
50+ Partnerships & Programs
We support a wide range of programs for the enrichment of our students and work with a number of different organizations to bring the best educational opportunities to our schools.