Giving To Concordia


Community Partnerships

Concordia University Chicago strongly believes in partnership and the unique opportunity to share of our resources. As a member of the Oak Park/River Forest community, we encourage our students, faculty and staff to be positive neighbors, helping to serve the needs of the community.

Concordia-Chicago's Priority within the Community

  • Offer unique and beneficial programs
  • Provide enriching outlets for both education and faith
  • Encourage students to give back through participation in local service projects
  • Open our facilities for use when available

A Sampling of Resources Available to the Community

The Community’s Role at Concordia-Chicago

As we strive to provide programs and services to the community, we ask the community to join us in our continual efforts to provide outstanding education. Concordia-Chicago welcomes partnerships with organizations, corporations and businesses that seek to support our mission to equip men and women to serve and lead with integrity, creativity, competence and compassion.

Our partners have access to the unique resources available within our educational community, combined with visibility that reaches a national audience consisting of educators, researchers, alumni, parents and University friends. Benefits include:

  • Events participation with various signage and recognition opportunities
  • Media coverage and mention in the Forester, Concordia-Chicago’s 30,000 friends and alumni publication 
  • Access to the knowledge and guidance of our faculty, along with educational opportunities through the University’s speakers bureau
  • Impacting students directly with internship programs