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Your gift to The Cradle helps us nurture children, build families, and empower them with the knowledge, skills and resources to thrive. Thank you for your generous support.

Giving via Check

Please mail checks or money orders to our office:

The Cradle Foundation
ATTN: Development Department
2049 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201

If you are making a gift in honor of someone or restricting your gift to a specific program, please include that information in the memo of your check. A physical acknowledgement letter and tax receipt will be mailed to you within seven business days of your donation being processed.

Giving via Wire Transfer

When donating via wire transfer or ACH, please refer to the following account information:

Bank: Wintrust Bank (formerly known as North Shore Community Bank)
Address: 231 S. LaSalle, Floor 2, Chicago, IL 60604
Our Name: The Cradle Foundation (Tax ID: 45-0506764)
Our Address: 2049 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
ABA Routing Number: 071925444
Account Number: 3804634117
SWIFT Code: NSCTUS44 (for international transfers)

Note: Some institutions do not provide the name or contact information of the donor initiating the transfer. To help us properly acknowledge your generosity, and to communicate any restrictions you wish to apply to your donation, please contact us at cradlefoundation@cradle.org or 847-733-3227 when giving via wire transfer or ACH.

The Cradle Foundation is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization created in 2003 to raise and manage funds in support of The Cradle’s programs and services. The Cradle Foundation’s Federal Tax Identification Number is 45-0506764.