Chicago Foundation for Education

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Who We Are

CPS teacher Tarsia Rhyne working with a student

CPS teacher Tarsia Rhyne working with a student

Teacher quality is a fundamental factor in providing the rich educational experience that all Chicago students deserve. Chicago Foundation for Education (CFE) honors exemplary Chicago Public School (CPS) teachers with support, resources, and professional learning opportunities that enhance teacher quality and stimulate professional growth. We currently offer five grant-based programs and an annual teacher Workshop.  

As we celebrate more than 33 years of CFE’s support to CPS teachers, we recognize and thank those who have contributed to our success. We are extremely appreciative of the dedicated volunteers and the individual, foundation, and corporate donors who make all of our accomplishments possible. Support our efforts as a donor or a volunteer, or apply for a grant today!

Contact Us

Chicago Foundation for Education

phone: 312.670.2323

email: CFE@cfegrants.org

641 W. Lake Street, Suite 200, Chicago, Illinois 60661

CFE is easily accessible by CTA, Metra, and car. The CFE office is two blocks from the Clinton El stop (Pink & Green) and three blocks from the Metra (Ogilvie). The 8 bus stops on Halsted just west of the CFE office.