CONTRIBUTE

With your support, we will expand education and employment
opportunities for criminalized youth.

Please make a one-time or recurring monthly investment in Free Write! Here are some specific ways that your investment will make a difference:

  • A $1500 investment provides one year of student-centered arts programming in our Digital Learning Lab at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center.
  • $1000 supports alumni as they become certified live sound engineers with Free Write Sound & Vision.
  • $500 provides one year of industry standard graphic design software to our visual arts students.
  • $250 supports one incarcerated student for one month in our one-on-one literacy tutoring program.
  • $100 supports production and dissemination of our anthologies of incarcerated student writing and art.
  • $30 safely transports one Free Write alumnus to and from a community exhibition of their art.
  • $20 provides composition books to incarcerated poets in one creative writing workshop.

Invest in Free Write and our students!


Free Write Arts & Literacy is a 501c3 organization. All contributions are tax deductible. We also take donations of books for our classroom library, composition books, art supplies, computers, and more. Contact mathilda@freewritechicago.org for more information on how to make in-kind donations.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE TIME OR FUNDS?

Let’s discuss the ways you can work with us or donate to Free Write.
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