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The Chicago Public Schools Foundation, known as Children First Fund, promotes the growth and success of Chicago Public Schools through philanthropy and partnerships. With revenue of over $20M, CFF serves as a knowledge hub and liaison between CPS and its community of partners, including businesses, foundations, and individuals. By matching resources provided by external donors and partners with the students, schools, and staff that need them most, CFF maximizes the impact of CPS’ partnerships and advances the CPS Vision.
The next Executive Director of CFF will lead the evolution of CFF’s organizational model, serving as a representative voice on behalf of CPS’ vision in the civic, business, and philanthropic communities. As the lead fundraiser on behalf of CPS’ priorities, the Executive Director will collaborate closely with CPS leadership to strengthen CFF as it continues to steward external relationships and funds with transparency and fidelity. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will lead, develop, and grow a talented, passionate team of 12 to support CFF’s goals.