Financial Support

Interested in the BUILD the Future Campaign?

Click here to learn more about our campus. Ready to Donate? However you do, write 'Campaign' in your gift memo. 

Thank you!

Direct support is powerful!

Financial support helps pay our mentors, buys art supplies, keeps our vans running, gives out scholarships and stipends, supports mental health care, creates safe, clean spaces, provides technology, and so much more. BUILD, Inc. is a certified 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Tax ID is (23-7022085), and all donations are tax deductible.

Ways to Give

Write a Check

Make checks payable to BUILD, Inc., and mail to: BUILD, Inc.,
Development Office
5100 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60644

Give Online via Credit Card

Become a Foundation BUILDer and make a difference to Chicago's most vulnerable young people, every day.

When you give monthly, you make the same promise to our youth that we do: to believe in them, and never give up. You become the dependability and support they need most, now more than ever.

Arrange for a matching gift

Your employer may match your contribution to BUILD! If you’re not sure, search here for their name. If you find it, ask for your employer’s matching gift form and you could double or triple your impact at BUILD! (Our Tax ID: 23-7022085)

Plan a gift for the future

Have you thought of making BUILD a beneficiary of your will, trust, retirement account plan, or life insurance policy - ensuring a legacy of lifting up youth? Contact our Development Team at to learn how, and make plans for later. (Our Tax ID: 23-7022085).

Give from your Donor Advised Fund

Search for “BUILD, Inc.” or our Tax ID: 23-7022085 at your brokerage, and recommend your grant of choice.

5100 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60644

Donate Stock or Securities

A gift of appreciated securities is a smart way to leverage your impact on BUILD: you can avoid paying capital gains tax on the increase in value of your stock held longer than 12 months; and you get a deduction for the fair market value of your stock. Click here to contact our team and receive all of our brokerage account info.

Schedule a direct ACH Transfer

The most secure and rapid way to transfer funds. Click here to contact our team for our bank routing and account numbers. Thank you for notifying us in advance, as well – it helps us accurately identify the source of each gift.

Non-Financial Support (In-Kind Donations)

Do you have items, supplies, food, services, space, or other non-cash things to donate? We may not always be able to find a good home for your donation, but we’d love the chance to try.
Fill out this form – and we’ll see if we can put your gift to good use.

Interested in supporting our winter Coat Drive, or Holiday Giving traditions? Contact Marco Guerrero ( to learn more!

Still have ideas or questions?

Contact our Development Team at or call us at (773) 227-2880