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Support History Fair-- Donate to the Chicago Metro History Education Center

Every year thousands of elementary and high school students--representing more than 100 Chicago-area schools--participate in the Chicago Metro History Fair. Teachers know that History Fair provides a rigorous and valuable learning experience for students. Through their work to complete historical research projects on topics related to Chicago history, students develop research and thinking skills they will use throughout their lives.

The Chicago Metro History Education Center is funded through grants, individual and corporate contributions, and school fees, but we seek alternate funding sources.  Supporters can help make a difference through direct donations and now, through their every day Internet use.

Make a direct contribution to CMHEC via our secure website.

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Make a tax-deductible donation

CMHEC still takes direct donations to support the “good news story in education!”

We offer an academic program that is both rigorous and rewarding to students and teachers throughout the Chicago metro area.  As a non-profit organization, CMHEC invites you to consider making a tax-deductible contribution of any amount to support the History Fair program.

Checks may be made sent to CMHEC, 60 W. Walton, Chicago, Illinois 60610, or donate direct through our secure site:

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Support CMHEC without spending a penny!

You can raise money for the History Fair each time you search the Internet!  Simply make your search engine and the “Chicago Metro History Education Center” your beneficiary, and we will benefit with every search!  GoodSearch is powered by the Yahoo search engine – you can add the GoodSearch toolbar to your browser to make searching even simpler.  It takes only a few steps to set-up the first-time.

GoodSearch: You Search...We Give!

Support CMHEC when you do your online buying – at no extra cost!

CMHEC now hosts its own store through Amazon for all your Chicago history needs.  While we absolutely support use of libraries and independent bookstores, when you are buying online for books, documentaries, supplies, and music, use our Chicago History Store and we will receive 4% off your purchases.  It doesn’t cost you anything extra.


You can also support CMHEC by using GoodShop which donates a portion of your total purchase (typically, one to ten percent at most major retailers) to a charity of your choice—the Chicago Metro History Education Center.  All kinds of retailers that people typically use can be found on GoodShop.  Take a look and see for yourself!

GoodShop: You Shop...We Give!


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