Black United Fund of Illinois

  • African Womens Organization
    Provides support, information referral, educational and cultural leadership training services for social change for African women and women of African descent and their families
    (773) 224-2300
  • A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum
    Uses history of the Pullman Porters to provide cultural education and inspiration to over 20,000 people annually encouraging interest in Black labor and civil rights history.
    (773) 850-8580
  • Betty Shabazz International Charter School
    We seek to educate students to achieve academic excellence and cultural stability through learning experiences that have a historical, cultural and community context.
    (773) 651-2425
  • Black Ensemble Theater
    Produces entertaining, educational and enlightening African-American theater to promote cross-cultural understanding and communication, and educational outreach programming to youth, disadvantaged and underserved populations.
    (773) 769-4451
  • Black Star Project
    Is an action-based organization founded to improve life-quality indicators in Chicagos less-advantaged Black and Latino communities and toward close the racial academic achievement gap.
    (773) 285-9600
  • Black United Fund of Illinois, Inc.
    A self-help organization that provides financial and technical support to projects that improve the quality of life in African-American communities throughout Illinois.
    (773) 324-0494
  • Chicago Defender Charities
    Standing on the success of the Bud Billiken Parade, we offer educational, cultural, and social programs to serve the community throughout the year.
    (773) 536-3710
  • Community Christian Alternative Academy
    CCA Academy, serving high school dropouts since 1978, uses urban agriculture and restorative justice to increase real life learning and to help students graduate.
    (773) 762-2272
  • Congo Square Theatre
    We are developing the next generation of great writers through workshops, innovative productions, and community driven initiatives that champion the African American experience.
    (773) 296-1108
  • DuSable Museum of African American History
    Is dedicated to the collection, documentation, preservation, interpretation and dissemination of the history and culture of Africans and Americans of African descent.
    (773) 947-0600
  • eta Creative Arts Foundation
    To train and employ youth in the dramatic and technical arts for theatre, visual arts, and produce professional theatre for our communities.
    (773) 752-3955
  • Family Legacy Foundation
    Established to help break the poverty cycle for Chicago families through education, training and mentoring. Provides assistance and guidance to adults who are low income and first generation in accessing higher education.
    (773) 341-1530
  • Freedom in Holiness Mission
    A mission that provides food, clothing and educational life workshop for families in need.
    (217) 522-2527
  • Global Girls, Inc
    Youth learn communication, life and work skills through dance and theatre training. Annually, over 1,200 participants investigate issues and create presentations reflecting their findings.
    (773) 902-2359
  • Grant-A-Wish, Inc
    Arranges for the granting of wishes to needy, disabled and abused children of all ethnic backgrounds in and around the Chicago area.
    (773) 222-0525
  • I AM ABLE Center for Family Development
    To provide stabilizing mental health services that generate hope and wellness. This is accomplished with love of our professional staff of clinicians, educators, and administrators
    (773) 826-2929
  • Institute of Positive Education
    To provide educational services for children, parents, teachers and members of the community including pre-school, after-school evenings and weekend programs.
    (773) 651-9599
  • Jackie Robinson West Little League
    Provides recreational, social and educational programs for youth.
    (773) 968-4706
  • Kenwood Oakland Community Organization
    Celebrating 50 years of service, KOCO uses community organizing and social service delivery to address the structural inequities facing low-income and working families.
    (773) 548-7500
  • The Link & Option Center
    A comprehensive community-based social services and community mental health center empowering children, adolescents, adults and families with stabilization options through advocacy, treatment and intervention.
    (708) 331-4880
  • Matthew House (Chicago)
    To provide food, daytime shelter, emergency housing assistance and supportive services to homeless men, women, and children who are homeless (including veterans and ex-offenders).
    (773) 653-6328
  • Muntu Dance Theater
    Serves the community with authentic African based education and entertainment through interactive performances, programs, and residencies K-12.
    (773) 241-6080
  • NAJWA Dance Corps
    Performs dance styles and techniques of different eras reflective of the African American experience. Inspiring, educating and entertaining audiences of all ages and cultural backgrounds.
    (312) 850-7224
  • National Black United Front
    Social action, after-school tutoring programs, and a prison correspondence project.
    (773) 493-0900
  • National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc
    Provides direct assistance to women and children in education, scholarship and healthcare.
    (773) 667-7061
  • Real Men Charities, Inc.
    Focuses its building healthy families and communities mission in schools and communities, and presents the Real Men Cook Fathers Day celebrations.
    (773) 425-4113
  • Sankofa-Safe Child Initiative
    A village that's challenged to leave No Family Behind, providing supportive services that reduce the number of families involved in child welfare/juvenile justice systems.
    (773) 826-9520
  • South Shore Drill Team
    Uses performing arts to engage youth throughout their critical teenage years, mitigate dangers of gangs & drugs, and guide them to be responsible adults.
    (773) 651-0220
  • South Shore Planning and Preservation Coalition
    Helps uplift, enpower and revitalize the southeast side of Chicago through programs and initiatives for youth and adults to connect family, community and economic development.
    (773) 647-2635
  • South Side Community Arts Center
    SSCAC preserves, conserves, and promotes the legacy and future of African American art and artists while educating the community on the value of art and culture.
    (773) 373-1026
  • South Side Help Center
    Provides programs for at-risk youth and families, including after-school tutoring, cultural enrichment, violence prevention, alcohol and drug prevention, HIV/AIDS education and prevention, and mentoring.
    (773) 445-5445
  • The Boulevard of Chicago: The Road to Health and Home
    Is a unique design respite center where ill and injured homeless adults can heal and break the cycle of homelessness.
    (773) 533-6013
  • Totally Positive Productions, Inc
    Provides after-school and weekend programs, entertainment workshops and free cultural and enrichment field trips and produces talent competitions and showcases.
    (773) 488-9553