As a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization The First Tee of Greater Chicago is largely supported through generous contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations that collectively provide 90% of our annual operating budget. Contributions made to our organization help us to positively impact, influence and inspire young people in our community through the game of golf. Click Learn More to review the many ways you can support The First Tee program in Greater Chicago.
The First Tee of Greater Chicago solicits the support of generous individuals and corporations to make an annual financial commitment to help ensure that The First Tee of Greater Chicago continues to have a positive impact on the lives, families, friends and futures of students in the Chicago area.
Volunteers are vital to the success of our program’s ability to positively impact the lives of our youth. We need volunteers for all types of activities, from coaching, to representing us at expos, to fundraising.
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Grip Guides Buy One Give One Campaign
Join the “Grip, Guide & Grow” buy one give one campaign! For every Grip Guide that you purchase, one will be donated to The First Tee of Greater Chicago.
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Match My Gift
There are a number of ways you can make your gift to The First Tee of Greater Chicago go further. Examples include a company match and also Johnson & Johnson, a Legacy Partner of The First Tee, has a matching program for our network of chapters.
Contact Andy Mears at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on matching gifts.
Partners Program Introduction: Corporate, Clubs & Communities
As a nonprofit organization The First Tee of Greater Chicago must fundraise 100% of its budget on annual basis. The chapter relies upon the generosity and support of area businesses, the Illinois golf industry and fellow nonprofits to fulfill our chapter’s mission of providing character education and golf programs to young people throughout Chicagoland communities.
The Partners Program is an annual affiliation that recognizes our key Corporate, Club and Community supporters whose contributions essentially make our programming possible and are Champions for The First Tee of Greater Chicago.
Contact Andy Mears at email@example.com for more information on this program.
Contact Andy Mears at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on planned giving.