Get Involved

Your involvement can directly impact the kids we serve and the skills they develop in First Tee. Get involved today and help give kids the tools that will last them a lifetime

As a 501(c)3 charitable organization First Tee — 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.

First Tee — Greater Chicago solicits the support of generous individuals and corporations to make an annual financial commitment to help ensure that First Tee — Greater Chicago continues to have a positive impact on the lives, families, friends and futures of students in the Chicago area.
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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.

Match My Gift

There are a number of ways you can make your gift to First Tee Greater Chicago go further. Examples include a company match and also Johnson & Johnson, a Legacy Partner of First Tee, has a matching program for our network of chapters.

Contact Lea Jesse for more information on matching gifts.

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

Support our mission and maximize your impact while building your brand equity among local business and civic leaders! Browse our annual corporate sponsorship program, an exclusive tiered benefits package:

  • Support educational programs that build character and promote healthy choices
  • Help us reach over 50,000 youth annually across the Chicagoland area
  • Receive 12 full months of continuous brand visibility through events and online promotion
  • Gain exclusive/VIP access to events, special guest meet-and-greets and more.

Contact Jane Seder for more information about Sponsorship Opportunities.

Planned Giving

Contact Lea Jesse  for more information on planned giving.