Support Us

Many Ways to Give

ASA is a non-profit 501c3 organization. We receive state and federal funding, and we rely heavily on donor support. Our funding ensures the continuation of our academic programs and social services.

At ASA there are many ways to support us. Please consider:

  • Making a Financial Donation
  • Making an In-Kind Donation
  • Volunteering Your Time


To make a financial or in-kind donation, or to volunteer, please contact:

Vanessa Bush Ford
Director of Development
4651 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60644


Thank You to Our Supporters

ASA would like to thank all of our current and past supporters. Without your contributions, our efforts would not be possible. With much appreciation!

  • Advocate Charitable Foundation
  • African American Legacy of the Chicago Community Trust
  • Alternative Schools Network (ASN)
  • Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
  • City Colleges of Chicago
  • Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest
  • Field Foundation of Illinois
  • Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
  • Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Million Dollar Roundtable Foundation
  • William G. McGowan Charitable Fund
  • Youth Connection Charter School (YCCS)