External Partnerships 


External Partnerships functions as the primary liaison to the business, philanthropic and other funding communities to cultivate sponsorship and in-kind contributions to support district priorities


  • School Based Partnerships
  • CPS Free Things Program (In-Kind Donations)
  • Production of the Annual CPS Parent Calendar and School Directory


  • Garner resources and facilitate partnerships with businesses, civic organizations, and individuals to enhance the quality of education at CPS

Current Initiatives

  • Strengthening existing partnerships and generating new ones
  • Accepting and soliciting donations of things useful to CPS schools and departments
  • Facilitating connections with other individuals who can help CPS as donors


  • Facilitated more than 300 long-term partnerships for schools
  • Placed donated items in over 300 schools

Contact Information

External Partnerships
773-553-1540 | Main
773-553-1541 | Fax
42 West Madison, Chicago, IL 60602 – 2nd Floor

Page Last Modified on Tuesday, November 24, 2015