Chicago Area Project Giving Tuesday

Please Give Generously! Support Chicago Area Project to work toward the prevention and eradication of juvenile delinquency.

A fundraising campaign for Chicago Area Project

Dear Chicago Area Project Board of Directors,

November 28th is Giving Tuesday.  We are sending this solicitation request to our board of directors to request a donation.  We know you value this organization and the services it provides to our many communities across the Chicagoland. 

Your past gifts have enabled CAP to provide hope for thousands of children and teens living in impoverished neighborhoods.  CAP continues to need your support of Juvenile Delinquency Prevention services and programs. 

Please give generously.  Mail your check to our central office or feel free to donation on this website.  Thank you for your continued support throughout the year.  

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About the Organization

The Chicago Area Project (CAP) is a, not-for-profit organization with a distinguished history and demonstrable track record of over 75 years of work in delinquency prevention and service in disadvantaged urban neighborhoods. The original mission of CAP has not changed since its inception:To work toward the prevention and eradication of juvenile delinquency through the development and support of affiliated local community self-help efforts in communities where the need is greatest.

Chicago Area Project (CAP) was founded in the 1930's by Clifford Shaw, a University of Chicago sociologist, who believed every neighborhood could reduce juvenile delinquency by improving community life.
Our original mission has not changed since that founding. CAP's long history of community building has demonstrated that low-income residents are as capable as others in addressing critical neighborhood issues. CAP believes that community problems cannot be solved by bringing in outside agencies to "fix" local problems such as delinquency, gang violence, substance abuse, and unemployment. Chicago Area...

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