What to Support – Transformative Renovation

Transformative Renovation - From the Inside Out Through this campaign we are going to build opportunities to apply knowledge gained inside, to the outdoors. This isn’t about teaching outdoors. It’s about using the outdoors to teach. Our transformed spaces include three distinct project phases:   Enhancing our school entrance and auditorium Building a new athletic field

Why Give

Testimonials I am so pleased to have the opportunity to share my thoughts regarding the renovation/re-design of our playgrounds and exterior learning environments at Baker. As I think about this project, three words come to mind: thrilling, resourceful, and inspirational.  Let me explain. As a life-long Progressive Educator it is thrilling to see our community

Baker Benefit – Auction

Behind the Scenes Tour of Lincoln Park Zoo Go behind the scenes at Lincoln Park Zoo when you embark on your private Zoo-fari! You and your group will have an All-Access Pass as zoo experts take you to areas that are off limits to everyone else but you! You'll get to see giraffes, rhinoceroses, snow

Baker Benefit

On Friday, March 3, more than 200 guests joined together at SPACE for Baker’s Annual Benefit. This year, the Benefit specifically supported Baker’s Scholarship Fund, which ensures no student is turned away from Baker due to financial reasons. Thanks to the support of so many community members, the Benefit raised more than $115,000 for Baker!

Easy Ways to Give

Many retailers, both local and national, offer incentive programs that give back valuable dollars to your child's school. Every little bit counts! See how you can register to help Baker students through the following programs: Amazon Smile is an easy rewards program that brings in more than $1,000 in revenue for Baker every year! Just

Get Involved

Gifts of Impact Families often choose a specific area of need in which to invest their philanthropic support. In recent years, such partnerships have enhanced the school with a dedicated Mac Lab for the visual arts, five in-class laptops for every classroom in grades 1-5, and Wi-Fi throughout the campus. A special gift enabled two

Baker Benifit

Donate to the Scholarship Fund Inclusivity and access to a quality education are among our highest values as a school and parent community, and we are proud to be able to award one of the most substantial levels of scholarship funding among local independent schools. Our commitment to vitality has a direct impact on our

Name-A-Seat Campaign

You can join From the Inside Out: Baker’s Centennial Campaign through participation in our new Name-A-Seat opportunity. The first phase of our Centennial Campaign includes a highly anticipated renovation of our auditorium. The newly renovated theater will be a beautiful and inspiring space that houses the memories and stories of all of those who participate

Centennial Campaign

From the Inside Out - Baker’s Centennial Campaign Baker Demonstration School embarks on a $6.25M centennial campaign As we stand at the horizon of one hundred years at Baker, we are thrilled to launch a campaign that will allow us take what we do inside the classroom and extend it to the outdoors, literally moving

Give To Baker

Although Baker has been around since 1918, it is important to recognize that we are a newly established independent school. For the better part of a century, Baker relied on the financial assistance of National Louis University to underwrite its programs. Only since independence has the establishment of a philanthropic program been necessary for the strength