Options for Youth’s funding partners provide critical financial support for programs designed to serve Chicago’s adolescent community.

Are you a corporation or foundation interested in supporting Options for Youth? Please contact our Development Office at george@options4youth.org for more information. We are currently looking for corporate sponsors for our Summer Youth Employment Program. Click here for more info!


Chicago Department of Family & Support Services
Chicago Department of Family & Support Services


Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) 



Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

















mbkMy Brother’s Keeper Alliance
Summer Freedom Fund 2022


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The Forum Fund


Jack and Jill Foundation
Jack and Jill Foundation






logoNorthern Trust

Past Funders

  • Chicago Foundation for Women
  • Glasser and Rosenthal Family Foundation
  • GreenTarget
  • Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    • Supported a ten-year evaluation of SPP carried out by Philliber Research Associates.
    • Funded an International Connections grant to establish a best practices exchange program between Subsequent Pregnancy Program and social service organizations in Guanajuato, Mexico.
  • Illinois State Treasurer’s Office Charitable Trust
  • McGuffin Group – Brand and website development.
  • Michael Reese Health Trust – Awarded a two-year grant to the Peer Advocates for Health Program to deliver health information to African-American males aged 18-23 through basketball outreach at Chicago Park District Field Houses.
  • Polk Brothers Foundation – Funded the implementation of the Subsequent Pregnancy Peer Education component, and Options for Youth organizational development.
  • Taproot Foundation – Provided a service grant award to develop Options for Youth’s website.