Stay up to date with the latest news from The Christopher Family Foundation

Announcing Austin Fresh – a call for ideas
Aug 12, 2020

Announcing Austin Fresh – a call for ideas

The Christopher Family Foundation is excited to be part of a new partnership we’re calling Austin Fresh, designed to improve access to fresh and healthy food in the Austin neighborhood on Chicago’s west side. Here is our call for ideas. Background The Builders

Read More
6 Tips for Leading Successful Teacher Learning Programs During COVID Times
Jul 29, 2020

6 Tips for Leading Successful Teacher Learning Programs During COVID Times

Prior to my role with the Christopher Family Foundation (CFF), I developed professional learning programs at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. There I met hundreds of incredible educators, and together, we learned and practiced new teaching strategies. We prioritized making space for teachers to bring

Read More
Announcing our 2020 Education Grantees
Jul 2, 2020

Announcing our 2020 Education Grantees

The education landscape has been forever altered by the past six months. As events have unfolded, we’ve witnessed a remarkable ability among our education partners to adapt and morph their programming to serve the immediate needs of students, teachers, and parents working to

Read More