Transform the Lives of Kids

You have the power to activate One Chance Illinois’ critical advocacy work. Success only comes when private citizens are committed to changing the status quo. We ask that you join us in ensuring our kids receive the best education by donating to protect our current policies and drive forward new initiatives.

Kids only get one chance at a quality education. Become an education champion and provide Illinois’ kids the opportunity to thrive.

Ways To Give

One Chance Illinois Action

One Chance Illinois – Action (OCI) is a 501c4 social welfare organization with a mission to advance public policy that expands quality educational options for the low-income and working-class families of Illinois. OCI provides education, advocacy, and oversees the political operations focused on defending, supporting and expanding its prioritized policy initiatives.

Donate Online

Make a secure donation to One Chance Illinois Action to empower kids and expand their education opportunities.
Donate Online

Donate By Mail

Prefer to donate by check? Use this form to mail your donation. Make checks payable to One Chance Illinois Action and mail to:

One Chance Illinois Action
180 N. LaSalle St, Suite 2750
Chicago, IL 60601

Questions about how to donate? Reach out to our team, we’re happy to help. 

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About Your Gift

Contributions or gifts to One Chance Illinois Action are not tax deductible as charitable contributions or as business expenses for federal income tax purposes under IRC Section 162(e).

One Chance Illinois PAC

Create, Protect, Expand access for children to high-quality school options

One Chance Illinois PAC currently supports political leaders and candidates in Illinois who champion access to tax credit scholarships made possible through the Invest in Kids Act.

Your donations help ensure our leaders represent the interests of Illinois’ school children and their families.