The Dream:

Carolyn's Kids is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization created to meet the financial and supplementary needs of elementary aged students in high poverty school communities.
Inspired and founded by Carolyn Griffin Palmer, the Carolyn's Kids Foundation (CKF) is a manifestation of years working with children through teaching, coaching and mentoring in and across the Chicagoland area.

A Message From The CKF Team

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Make a Donation

The contributions of our donors allow us to directly impact the lives of students in need throughout the Chicagoland area.

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Apply for a Scholarship

We award recipients for academic and/or behavioral achievements. We have awarded hundreds of students to date.

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Request Support

It still takes a village. Schools, Churches, and/or Individuals in need or with knowledge of others in need can request our support.

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Gdaughter Taia receiving her scholarships. Carolyn’s Kids Monetary Achievement and Essay Awards for High School bound Freshman 2018. Thank You So Much Coach Palmer.
_T. Bullitt ,Proud God Mom
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I just want to take this moment and thank Carolyn Palmer, LaCael Palmer-Pratt and the Carolyn’s Kids Board for selecting Jaelen McGhee as an 8th grade CK50 scholarship awardee!
_Y. Sunomee,Parent
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Gdaughter Taia receiving her scholarships. Carolyn’s Kids Monetary Achievement and Essay Awards for High School bound Freshman 2018. Thank You So Much Coach Palmer.
_T. Bullitt ,Proud God Mom

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