Ways to Donate

There are many options for donating to the Ounce.

And many reasons why people give their time and energy to early education.

Online Gift

Help us break the cycle of poverty: Donate to early childhood education right now.

Mail your Gift

To donate by mail, please send your check payable to:

Ounce of Prevention Fund
P.O. Box 775767
Chicago, IL 60677-5767

Matching Gift

Increase the impact of your gift with a matching gift.

Sponsor an Event

By sponsoring an event, you can help the Ounce ensure that the needs of vulnerable children and families are prioritized in Illinois and across the country.

Stock/Investment Gift

Learn more about how to make a gift of stock your investment in the next generation of children in America.

Pledge Gift

A pledge can be paid over time in cash or stocks. Monthly, quarterly and other payment schedules are available.

Planned Gift of Bequest

Planned gifts offer significant benefits to both you and your family, and will sustain the Ounce’s work for years to come.

Donor-Advised Funds

A DAF allows individuals, families and corporations to make an irrevocable charitable gift to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program and take an immediate tax deduction.