Support Us

We could not do what we do -- educate youth and prepare them for sustainable careers -- without the support of so many partners and funders. We deeply appreciate all of our supporters. Our major partners are:
Youth Connection Charter Schools
Alternative Schools Network
Other partners and funders are:

Advocate Bethany Community Health Fund

Austin Coming Together


Goodman Theater


Prevention Partnerships


Year Up

African American Legacy Fund

BBF Family Services

Chicago Police Department 11th and 15th Districts

Habilitative Services

Malcolm X Community College


West Side United

You Got Served Culinary Arts Program

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