Ways to Give

An investment in our youth is an investment in Chicago’s future.

Help us provide more than 25,000 after-school and summer program opportunities for Chicago teens each year, enabling teens to explore new interests, develop critical skills, and earn stipends while they do so. Every dollar matters to show teens how much they matter.


Give online or by mail.

Checks can be mailed to After School Matters, 66 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601.

Double your impact by asking your employer to match your donation! Check here to find out if your company matches gifts and sign-up for After School Matters to receive a match donation.


Give by wire transfer or donor-advised fund.

To give by wire transfer to ACH transfer, follow these instructions.

To give through your donor-advised fund, After School Matters’ EIN# is 36-4409182.


To transfer stock to After School Matters, please fill out a Notice of Securities Transfer form and return it to asm.development@afterschoolmatters.org.

Planned Giving

A gift through your will or revocable trust is a meaningful way to leave a legacy that acknowledges and celebrates the critical role that After School Matters plays in Chicago. Contact us to learn more about including ASM in your estate planning.

Contact: asm.development@afterschoolmatters.org


After School Matters regularly seeks donations of items for our fundraising events. If you would like to make an in-kind donation, please contact us.

Contact: asm.development@afterschoolmatters.org

Other Ways to Support ASM

  • Host a trunk show.
  • Volunteer with our individual volunteer program.
  • Visit our programs and/or support an instructor-led workshop.
  • Host a Facebook birthday celebration.
  • Another idea on how to support ASM? Email our team: asm.development@afterschoolmatters.org

I really love how empowered our instructor makes us feel. She reminds us that we are all capable of reaching our dreams, that our mistakes don’t define us, and that what’s deep down is what makes us special.

Thalia, ASM teen

Kreative Krew Kreating You program

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