More Donation Options

Shop and support Chicago’s next generation of engineers when you designate CEF as your beneficiary.  Chicago Engineers’ Foundation receives 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.

You can also donate while shopping via the Amazon app:

1. Open or Download the Amazon app on your phone
2. Select the main menu (=) & tap on “AmazonSmile” within Programs & Features
3. Select “Chicago Engineers Foundation of the Union League Club” as your charity
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app

Visit AmazonSmile for additional details.


CEF is recognized as a PayPal Giving Fund charity. You can make gifts in support of Chicago’s future engineers through the Fund via PayPal, eBay, Airbnb, Nextdoor, and many other online platforms. Tax-deductible donations go directly to CEF, with no administrative fees. Visit the CEF page for more information.  Learn more about PayPal Giving Fund participating companies.

Start your online shopping at to designate Chicago Engineers’ Foundation as the beneficiary for donations from 1000’s of stores.  CEF receives monthly gifts for every eligible purchase.  Visit to get started.

Facebook fundraisers are a great way to support Chicago’s future engineers.  Create your own fundraiser on your Facebook page to celebrate a birthday, a graduation, or just because.  Chicago Engineers’ Foundation is a designated Facebook nonprofit organization and all proceeds from your generosity go directly to support Chicago students.  Find out how to set up your own Facebook fundraiser.