Welcome to Friends of Northside!
Friends of Northside (FON) is a volunteer parent fundraising organization at Northside College Prep in Chicago that raises money to maintain, supplement, and expand educational programs. It is run by a board of parents, alumni, and one teacher and meets monthly. Friends of Northside is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization under the Internal Revenue Code and contributions are tax-deductible.
The following is a sampling of programs and items funded by FON in the past. All of these programs are essential to the operation of our school and the continued success of our students:
- After School Tutoring
- Computers for Teachers
- Wellness Center
- Language Lab
- Printer/Copier Maintenance
- Physics Lab Conversion
- Professional Development
- Teacher/Leadership Team Stipends
- Operations and Building Maintenance
- Supplemental College Counseling
- Security Cameras
- Celestial Garden
- Counseling Clerk
One of the best ways to keep up-to-date and in touch with what’s going on at Northside is to join us on Facebook:
- Northside Prep Parents (a closed group for NCP parents)
- Friends of Northside College Prep (the public group for FON)
- Northside College Prep (the school’s Facebook page)
Thank You, Northside Donors
Monetary contributions, employer matching gifts and gifts of stock are always welcome in our Annual Appeal to raise funds for Northside. Contact Friends of Northside HERE to find out how to turn your shares of stock into a gift to Northside.
Why Donate to Northside?
Friends of Northside provides critical funding to our school that helps ensure unparalleled educational standards, along with extracurricular activities that matter to our students.
Your gifts offset public funding deficits to keep NCP the amazing school our families value.
Click HERE to read the appeal letter from Principal Mest.
Click HERE to make your online contribution.
For questions, contact Friends of Northside HERE.
Keep Northside Strong!
A donation of any amount can make an impact.
Volunteer at NCP- you do make a difference!
Find volunteer opportunities by clicking the link below
NCP Family Directory (sign up here to begin your access):
Fill out our Directory Input Sheet (to join our online Student/Parent Directory) and create an FON Connect account for all 4 years at Northside: http://bit.ly/FONConnect
Order an NCP Engraved Brick!
Buy and customize an engraved brick. Orders are submitted twice a year.