Support Julian Assange and Press Freedom


Chicago, IL, United States

826CHI is a nonprofit writing tutoring and publishing center dedicated to providing tuition-free programming to support students in grades 1-12 with their creative and expository writing skills, as well as CPS educators in improving classroom writing instruction. 826CHI is unique in that it provides teachers with explicit writing instruction to ensure student success. Additionally, they have an innovative focus on self care for teachers, which will have dramatic impacts in their classrooms.

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Grant history

Year awarded: 2024
Period: 2 years
Amount awarded: $80,000
Purpose: General Operating Support

Year awarded: 2023
Period: 1 year
Amount awarded: $15,000
Purpose: General Operating Support