SPONSORSHIP AND SUPPORT

BUILD SOMETHING AMAZING WITH US

BUILD works with individuals and organizations who want to give back and strengthen youth and communities by providing a host of giving and sponsorship opportunities to meet different needs.

We’ll listen to what you want to accomplish with your support and match you or your company with a program, event, or initiative that not only has tremendous impact for young people, but connects you in a meaningful way to a legacy of positive change in Chicago’s most challenged communities.

 

WAYS TO GIVE

DONATE BY MAIL

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

 

GIVE MONTHLY

Through monthly gifts to BUILD, Inc. you make it possible for services such as caring adult mentors and a rich variety of experiences in the arts, athletics, college & career preparation, entrepreneurship, leadership development, technology and mental health programming.

Your recurring gift of any amount will make a huge difference in the daily lives of so many. To sign up, click the Recurring Gift option in the donation form.

 

DONATE STOCK

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 full fair market value of your stock. Click here for Stock Donation Instructions.

 

PLANNED GIFTS

You can easily make BUILD, Inc. a beneficiary of your will, trust, retirement account plan or life insurance policy. Visit our Planned Giving site today and make the first step towards ensuring a solid foundation for BUILD, Inc. and the generations of men and women we serve. Please contact our Development Team at kelseyteegen@buildchicago.org with any questions. (Tax ID is 23-7022085).

 

FACEBOOK FUNDRAISERS

You can fundraise for BUILD on social media and be sure that 100% of funds raised support our mission. Facebook Fundraisers allow to you to raise completely secure donations with no fees, for an organization of your choice. Whether for a birthday or graduation, this is the easiest way for your friends and family to support you on a special occasion. Click here to get started!

 

AMAZON SMILE

Make Your Online Shopping Give Back With AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile allows you to shop as usual, the difference is that when you shop on smile.amazon.com, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organization selected by customers.

Here are the easy steps:

  1. Visit Amazon Smile, you’ll be prompted to select the charitable organization by typing B U I L D Incorporated in the indicated box.
  2. Browse and shop as usual. You can even still use your Prime Membership and other benefits as you do normally
  3. Remember, you must always log on for eligible purchases to apply

 

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

Contact our Development Team at kelseyteegen@buildchicago.org or call us at (773) 227-2880

BUILD, Inc. is a certified 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Tax ID is (23-7022085). All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

While every gift matters, regardless of size, below are the institutional donors who made gifts of $2,000 or more in the last year:

A.C. Nielsen Family Charitable Trust

Advocate Bethany Community Health Fund

Albert Pick, Jr. Fund

Alderman Chris Taliaferro

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago/Juvenile Justice Collaborative

Anonymous

AT&T

Baird

Bank of America

Barbara and Frank Lieber Family Charitable Trust

The Barker Welfare Foundation

Bears Care

Benevolence Committee of the Women's Society of Winnetka Congregational Church

Berta Waese Endowed Fund of the Chicago Foundation for Women

Best Buy Foundation

Blistex, Inc.

The Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Chicago Blackhawks Foundation

Chicago Foundation for Women

CME Group Community Foundation

Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township (CMHB)

NXG Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

The Crown Family

Cubs Charities

David and Susan Sherman Philanthropic Fund at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

Dr. Scholl Foundation

Ellis Goodman Family Foundation

ESPN, Inc.

Exelon

FirstMerit Foundation/Huntington Bank

First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette

First United Church of Oak Park

The Foundation to Be Named Later

Goldman Sachs

Goodcity/Chicago Community Trust

Harold and Marilyn Melcher Foundation

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

Hayes Family Foundation

Healthy Communities Foundation

Henry R. Pietrusa Trust/Adelaide A. Pietrusa Memorial

The John Buck Company Foundation

John R. Houlsby Foundation

Invesco

Invest For Kids

Kids First Chicago

Leslie Fund, Inc.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

 

Marilyn Senn Moll Charitable Trust

MB Financial Charitable Foundation

Metropolitan Family Services

Michael Reese Health Trust

North Shore Exchange

The Obama Foundation/My Brother's Keeper Alliance

Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation/Future Philanthropists Program

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation

PepsiCo Foundation

Polk Bros. Foundation

Prince Charitable Trusts

Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago

The Short Family Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation

The Siragusa Family Foundation

Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Strides for Peace

Subaru of America

Target

thyssenkrupp

The Turner Construction Company Foundation

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago Impact Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund

United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County

Wege Foundation

Wells Fargo

W.P. & H.B. White Foundation

BUILD WOULD LIKE TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE SUPPORT OF OUR PUBLIC DONORS:
  • After School Matters
  • Chicago Department of Family And Support Services
  • Chicago Department of Public Health
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Cook County Government - Justice Advisory Council

 

  • Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
  • Illinois State Board of Education
  • US Department of Education
BUILD IS GRATEFUL FOR THE GENEROSITY OF OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS:
  • Erie Elementary Charter School
  • Piccolo School of Excellence
  • Orr Academy High School
  • Kelvyn Park High School
  • Aspira High School
  • Leif Ericson Elementary
  • Spencer Elementary Technology Academy
  • George Leland Elementary Scholastic Academy
  • Nash Elementary School
  • Austin College and Career Academy
  • Michele Clark Magnet High School
  • Academy of Scholastic Achievement (ASA) Alternative High School
  • Al Raby High School
  • Wendell Phillips Academy High School
  • Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center
  • Illinois Department of Corrections Day Reporting Center
  • Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Porchlight Theater
  • Chicago Park District
  • Chicago Police Department
BUILD IS GRATEFUL FOR THE GENEROSITY OF OUR IN-KIND SUPPORTERS:
  • Dr. Pepper/Snapple
  • Good Sports
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Microsoft
  • Vienna Beef
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company