WHAT IS FRIENDS OF JONES?

Friends of Jones is Jones College Prep's parent-run, non-profit organization that supports Jones College Prep and its mission to remain one of the premier high schools in Chicago. We are a community of volunteers, donors and advocates who help raise and distribute funds to support the many outstanding educational opportunities at JCP. In short, we are all Friends of Jones!

 

 

GIVE TO THE FOJ ANNUAL FUND

BECOME A CORPORATE BANNER SPONSOR

Mark your calendars for the following important dates:

OCTOBER 13

FOJ'S FIRST BOARD MEETING OF THE YEAR

8:00am

Join us virtually for FOJ's Board meeting via Zoom. Learn more about the latest FOJ happenings and grants that are being funded. All are welcome to attend.

Meeting ID: 843 3358 7367

Passcode: 51342

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Buddy Guy's Legends

700 S. Wabash

Join us for an evening of great music, southern food and fun! Jones parents, guardians, teachers, staff, community members and supporters are all welcome!

NOVEMBER 6

8:00am - Noon

Washington Park

South Loop Dr. and Russell Drive

Join us for the 8th Annual JCP 5K Eagle Run sponsored by Friends of Jones! All funds raised directly support student-led Clubs at Jones College Prep in Chicago! Register Today! Entry fees will increase on October 1st.

Your Generosity Has Impact

Through our collective fundraising efforts, Friends of Jones provides vital funding to support initiatives and programs for projects big and small. Friends of Jones follows a grant funding process to help ensure your generosity has the greatest impact on the students of Jones College Prep.

Recent grants have made it possible for our students/staff to have/attend:

  • Start-up funds for student clubs
  • Registration fees for clubs in competitions
  • Funds to support community-building events
  • Subscriptions to academic resource materials
  • Transportation for athletic team travel in and around the city
  • Support for school-sponsored trips and competitions
  • Costumes, props and scenery for the school play and musical
  • Sport team uniforms
  • Supplies for clubs
  • Freshman Connection
  • Welcome and Graduation signage

GET INVOLVED

Active participation in FOJ is one way for parents to feel connected to their student's experience and the larger Jones community! Whether you can give an hour a week or just help every now and then, getting involved will be rewarding and fun.