CPS wants to promote and maintain partnerships between the district, corporate partners, business members and vendors. We encourage all members of the community to:
Become a CPS Partner
It’s easy to help the Chicago Public Schools.
Learn more about the variety of ways you can support CPS or an individual school by visiting helpcps.org. There are several established programs in which you can become involved; or if you have an inspired idea, we can help you implement it. For more information, visit helpcps.org or call the Partnerships Office at (773) 553-1540.
Become a vendor partner
CPS has numerous opportunities for businesses to provide a wide range of goods and technical and consulting services. Any qualified individual or business who has a product or service to sell can become a supplier for the Chicago Public Schools.
For more information about becoming a vendor partner, visit the CPS Purchasing websiteor call the CPS Department of Procurement and Contracts at (773) 553-2280.
Become a Competitive Grant Partner
Organizations interested in partnering with CPS or our schools on competitive grant applications – including Department of Education competitive grants – work with the Department of Competitive Grants to secure district support.
For the most up-to-date information on specific grant partnership opportunities, please visit our department website http://www.helpcps.org/grants/or contact us by phone at (773) 553-2610.