Designate Your Gift

You can designate your gift to support The Chicago School in several ways:

Strengthening Our Futures: 2015-16 Annual Campaign

The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education

The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute (NRCI) works to overcome the stigma of mental illness. Contributions are used to promote educational programs and support organizations engaged in mental illness research, education, self-help, anti-discrimination and advocacy. Learn more.

 National Center for Research and Practice: Military and Veteran Psychology 

The National Center for Research and Practice: Military and Veteran Psychology was established in 2012 to enhance the quality of mental health services available to men and women in the armed services veterans, and military families, The center provides practitioners with a broad understanding of military psychological challenges. Learn more.

 The Center for Multicultural and Diversity Studies

The Center for Multicultural and Diversity Studies was chartered to help realize The Chicago School’s commitment to multicultural awareness and cultural sensitivity. The center offers resources for students and faculty on cultural challenges or diversity issues and sponsors dialogues that promote cultural interaction. Learn more.

The National Center for Research and Practice: Latina/o Mental Health

The National Center for Research and Practice Latina/o Mental Health and Center of Latina/o Mental Health were developed to promote well-being in the Latina/o community by contributing to the reduction of mental health disparities through the development of culturally sensitive practitioners. The center’s overarching goals are tied to the areas of research, service, training, and advocacy. Learn more.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Counseling Centers

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s Counseling Centers offer affordable and high-quality mental health care to communities throughout the region with a dedication towards compassionate, mindful, ethical, innovative, culturally-sensitive, and evidenced-based treatment for people in need. Pre-doctoral and MFT interns as well as doctoral and masters’ level trainees receive the highest-quality supervision and training from our staff of licensed clinical psychologists, and together, they tackle the real-world problems that face our communities. Devastating cuts in social service funding have left tens of thousands of individuals and Southern California families without needed counseling services. Faced with a dire shortage of available and qualified mental health professionals, TCSPP’s Counseling Centers’ efforts help alleviate this shortage and exemplify The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s mission to serve the underserved. 


The Nancy A. Newton Business Psychology Award
A tribute to the service and dedication of one of The Chicago School’s prominent faculty members, The Nancy A. Newton Psychology Award provides students with scholarship opportunities within their fields of study such as business community partnerships, nonprofit consulting, presentations at conferences and research projects and more.

The Ricardo Grunsten Endowed Scholarship Fund
Named in honor of one of the nation’s most successful Latino entrepreneurs, The Ricardo Grunsten Endowed Scholarship fund is awarded annually to students who exemplify the mission, vision and core values of The Chicago School in their academic and professional endeavors. Scholarship gifts assist students with funds to pay for tuition and fees, conduct research, and attend educational conferences.

The Theodore Weber Scholarship Fund
Named in honor of former Chicago School Board of Trustees member Theodore Weber and in recognition of his dedication to the institution’s mission, contributions to this fund will be applied to scholarships to be awarded to current students who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, and/or professional promise. Fifty percent of contributed funds will be placed in an endowed account to ensure that the scholarship fund lives on in perpetuity.

TCSPP President’s Scholarship Fund
The 2014-2015 President’s Scholarship award pays tribute and support to veterans seeking personal and professional growth through education. The fund supports military students who demonstrate a commitment to the mission of The Chicago School and who meet and maintain satisfactory academic progress. 


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