VOCEL Viewing Our Children As Emerging Leaders NFP

An organization whose mission is to help ensure that all children have the foundations to learn, grow and lead. (Metro Chicago)

Ada S. McKinley Community Services

An organization driven by its mission to empower, educate, and employ people to change lives and strengthen communities – focusing on Child Development & Youth, Employment & Community Support, and Behavioral & Clinical Health. (Metro Chicago)

YWCA Elgin

A YWCA location in Elgin that is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Elgin Partnership for Early Learning

A collaboration in the Elgin community that is working to prepare children for success in school and life. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Chicago Commons Association

A social services agency and former settlement house that partner with individuals, families and communities to overcome poverty, discrimination and isolation. (Metro Chicago)


An open, charitable membership association that promotes growth in spirit, mind and body through programs and services for all. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

A community focused organization that delivers exceptional care and education for infants and young children and supports families’ efforts to be effective parents and advocates in their child’s learning and development. (North-Northwest Suburban)

HandsOn Suburban Chicago

A volunteer focused organization that inspires, equips and mobilizes people to take action that builds vibrant and prosperous communities.

Gads Hill Center

A social service organization established to create opportunities for children and their families to build a better life through education, access to resources and community engagement. (Metro Chicago)

Family Focus

A member of the Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition that promotes the well-being of children from birth by supporting and strengthening their families in and with their communities. (West Suburban)