Please Donate, Thank You



You and other Friends of North River Commission are our core funders who create the organizational capacity to do our work. The capacity tHearthat you create provides essential staffing for our Issue Areas:

  • Economic Development and Planning

  • Supporting education in 26 area schools

  • Creation and preservation of affordable housing

  • Preserving our environment and open spaces

  • Enhancing arts offerings

  • Fostering multicultural understanding

Your support is essential to our success in working together to improve the quality of life for our communities on the northwest side. We ask you to make a contribution today to help us make a positive impact together. Thank you.

Likewise, your support is essential for the success of North River Commission’s programs:

  • Albany Park Chamber of Commerce
  • Lawrence Avenue Development Corporation
  • Albany Park & Irving Park Special Service Area (SSA) #60
  • North Park Village Advisory Council

Thank you for being leaders in the community and for enabling everything that we accomplish together. If you would like to keep informed about our work, we encourage you to sign up for our email updates that average around 4 per month by using this link to our Constant Contact sign up form:

North River Commission is a qualified IRS section 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and therefore your contributions are deductible to the full extent of the law. We recommend that you consult your tax professional if you have questions about deductibility in completing your tax returns. North River Commission welcomes your questions about the positive impact that your contributions make on the people and communities that we serve.

Please make a contribution today in an amount that is significant for you. Thank you!

3 Ways to Give
1) You can make your donation securely online through PayPal by clicking on the Donate button at the top or bottom of this page.
2) Likewise North River Commission uses the function where you can also make a donation securely in any amount. 
3) If you prefer to send in a donation by check, please mail it to our office made payable to "North River Commission"

North River Commission
3403 W Lawrence Ave Ste 201
Chicago IL 60625

Support through Amazon Smile

North River Commission also participates in the Amazon Smile program, where you shop and Amazon donates .5% of your purchases to NRC.  It's super easy!

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What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.

More information or questions, contact:
Thomas Applegate
, Executive Director
thomasapplegate <at>