At Chicago Collegiate, our goal is for every scholar to be prepared for college and have a choice for their future.

We need your generosity now more than ever to continue changing the lives of our 300+ scholars. Please help us realize our vision of 100% college completion by making a gift today.

To start a recurring donation using PayPal (thank you!!), please click here.


Want to donate appreciated stock or send a wire transfer?

Contact Madeline at [email protected]


Prefer to send a check?

Please make your check payable to Chicago Collegiate Charter School.

Please mail your donation to:

C/O Madeline Stennes Basil
Chicago Collegiate Charter School
11816 South Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL 60628

Preparation for college starts when students enter the fifth grade with:

1 ½ years

of more time learning in school by graduation.

through service, field studies and civil involvement.

Value Driven College-Prep

instruction preparing students for personal and academic success.

Common Core
State Standards to prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow.

With your support, we are able to prepare our students with the personal and academic skills they need to graduate from college by providing:

  • A social worker.
  • Social-emotional learning programs and development.
  • Dedicated college-prep, future exploration, and career preparation staff, services, and programs.
  • After school enrichment experiences.
  • College tours and trips.
  • Field studies to museums, offices, community partners, and other unique experiences and opportunities.
  • Intensive teacher professional development.


We also welcome in-kind donations, donations via our teachers' individual Amazon Wish Lists, donations to our active Donors Choose pages, donations of volunteering time and talents, corporate matches, and more. Please contact Madeline at [email protected] for a list of the current opportunities.

All gifts are 100% tax deductible.

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