The Pencil Project Fund

Created in celebration of Leo Burnett’s 85th Anniversary and the agency’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. This Pencil Project Fund will support students attending Chicago State University and Fort Hays State University who are pursuing a career in Advertising. Leo Burnett has a strong believe in providing opportunity and ensuring a pathway for the next generation of creativity.

Your credit card donation can be made below.  If you’d like to make a charitable gift of stock, give from your donor advised fund, or any other type of gift: contact Abbe Temkin, senior philanthropic advisor, at

You will receive a receipt for your tax deductible contribution from The Chicago Community Foundation.  Tax ID 36-3432023

*Please note for Leo Burnett and Arc employees: To submit a Matching Gift request please reach out to

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The Pencil Project Fund


Our Region’s Community Foundation
225 North Michigan Avenue Suite 2200 Chicago, IL 60601 Tel 312.616.8000 Fax 312.616.7955