Support Foster Progress

We depend on donors like you to provide high quality programming for Illinois youth in foster care. Your donation makes a real difference in the lives of our youth and their families. 

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When you buy our exclusive gear, at least 50% of your purchase will fund scholarships for foster youth.

If you’d like 100% of your donation to go toward scholarships, set up your gift here:

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Faithful monthly givers are the bread and butter of our funding, freeing us from thinking about fundraising so that we can focus on programming.  New monthly supporters will receive a thank you gift as a tangible reminder of our gratitude! 


What can my donation do?

$30    One mentoring session

$60    One year of care packages to 1 college student

$70    A College Road Trip for 1 student

$120   One month of mentoring for 1 student

$200   College Readiness Workshops for up to 50 foster youth 

$200   Financial Literacy classes for up to 50 foster youth

$200   Workshops for college professionals to learn best practices to support foster youth

$750   A College Road Trip for 10 students

$2000  Criminal background checks and driving record checks for all mentors and volunteers 

$2500   Scholarship for student participating in one year of mentoring

$5000   Scholarship for student participating in two years of mentoring


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 #CollegeLikeMe Challenge

Thank you to everyone who participated in the #CollegeLikeMe Challenge. We raised $10,000 for our scholarship fund to give youth from foster care the chance to go to college. 

Did you miss the campaign? There's never a bad time to donate. Why not start today? 

Thank you! We couldn't do it without your generous support.