TCSPP Launches Annual Giving Campaign



(LOS ANGELES) (December 6, 2012)The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), a nonprofit graduate school devoted to psychology and the behavioral sciences, invites its faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to support its Annual Giving Campaign. For the first time, the 2012-2013 campaign, titled “The Promise of Opportunity,” is focused on building a need-based scholarship fund for students with an initial fundraising goal of $100,000.

“Promise of Opportunity” reinforces the message that TCSPP’s faculty, staff and alumni must unite to support the school's most precious resource: students. The institution is dedicated to raising funds to help students achieve their academic and professional goals, and help ease the cost of tuition.

This national program, implemented across all three TCSPP campuses in Chicago, Southern California and Washington, D.C., highlights student testimonials that speak to the impact the scholarships will have on supporting their studies and their practicum work in communities around the world. 

“We are so proud to be able to direct our personal giving in this way,” said Michele Nealon-Woods, Psy. D., National President of TCSPP. “The focus of this year’s campaign truly shows our dedication to our students and our mission.”

The campaign launched with an appeal to employees, alumni and friends, and provides a link to the TCSPP ‘Giving’ page where donors may select the type of gift they’d like to give.  Additional appeals and progress updates will be shared using a variety of traditional and digital communication tools throughout the upcoming year. To enhance donor recognition, three giving clubs associated with gift ranges will be established, each with its own recognition benefits: President’s Circle ($1,000 - $4,999); Chairman’s Circle ($5,000 - $9,999); and Founder’s Circle ($10,000+).


About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is a nonprofit, private graduate school devoted exclusively to psychology and related behavioral sciences. It serves more than 4,300 students across campuses in Chicago; Southern California (L.A., Irvine, Westwood); and Washington D.C. as well as Online programs. The institution is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and its Clinical Psychology doctoral program in Chicago is accredited by the American Psychological Association. A member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, TCSPP is recognized for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy. The community service initiatives on the Chicago campus have also earned recognition on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for five consecutive years. With more than 20 graduate degree programs, thousands of hours of real-world training, and a wealth of international opportunities, TCSPP is a leader in professional psychology education. To learn more, visit

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