Emerging Leaders Council

Chicago Commons’ Emerging Leaders Council (CELC) members commit their skills and energy toward impactful volunteerism, brand awareness and financial support for the organization. The board serves as a catalyst to ignite the next generation of Chicago Commons’ supporters. The CELC also hosts and plans one of Commons’ signature fundraising events, Pour Out Your Heart (POYH).

Age range: 25-45 (this is approximate)
Active Members Dues: $500
This is a give or get/in-kind, and be reached in various ways including purchase of event tickets and soliciting silent auction donations

  • Serve on POYH committee, and participate in planning
  • One ticket to CELC member events (separate from Bud Blossom Golf Outing + POYH)
  • Mentorship from Chicago Commons’ Governing Board Member and/or Executive Team of Commons
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Quarterly volunteer opportunities
  • Name recognition on website and event materials
  • Networking with professionals in and around Chicago
To learn more, please contact Carolyn Branton at brantonc@chicagocommons.org.