Ways to Donate

Chicago Fair Trade carries out its mission through grassroots fundraising efforts, which includes donations from individuals like you. All contributions, whether small or large, help us to expand awareness of and access to fair trade in Chicago, and we thank you for your support!

Donate Online:

It’s easy to donate to CFT online via credit card, debit card, or Paypal by clicking on the “donate” link below or through DAF Direct. By donating online, your gift goes further by saving paper, mailing and other resource costs.




Become a Fair Trade Movement Builder! Enroll in our monthly giving program, the Chicago Fair Trade Movement Builders, and join a group of dedicated supporters who provide a reliable and steady source of income to Chicago Fair Trade. By giving each month, you help lower our administrative costs and enable CFT to put your money to work quickly and efficiently. To learn more about the Movement Builder program and to change your monthly pledge, contact Katherine Bissell Cordova at katherine@chicagofairtrade.org or 312-212-1760. Click the ‘Donate’ button above and select “Make this Recurring (Monthly)” to join the Movement Builders.

Donate by Mail:

You can mail your gift to our office:
Chicago Fair Trade
637 S Dearborn St, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60605

Donate by Phone:

To make a gift by phone, please call our office at 312-212-1760 during our office hours, Monday through Friday, from 9am to 6pm Central Time.

Gifts In Honor or In Memory:

Your gift in the name of a friend or loved one will help support and expand our important work throughout the Chicagoland area. A thank you note and acknowledgement will be sent to the person you designate.