Mission Statement
The Chicago Retired Teachers Aid Fund (CRTAF) is an organization whose purpose is to “assist indigent retired Chicago public school teachers through grants-in-aid and in such other financial matters as may be appropriate”.

Helping retired Chicago public school teachers since 1986.
The
CHICAGO RETIRED TEACHERS AID FUND, Inc.
111 N. Wabash Ave. Suite 2010
Chicago IL 60602-2949
Phone: 312-750-1522 
Fax: 312-750-1502
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David Peterson,
President
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General Information about CRTAF
Apply for a grant from the Aid Fund

  DO YOU KNOW A RETIRED CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER IN REALLY DIFFICULT FINANCIAL
CIRCUMSTANCES?

Bank on their back?
CAR PAYMENT LATE?
CAN’T PAY THE MORTGAGE?
MEDICAL BILLS PILING UP?

MAYBE IT’S EVEN YOU!!

 CRTAF

'The Aid Fund'

MIGHT BE ABLE TO HELP!!!?!

THE POWER TO CHANGE LIVES!

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The CRTAF Story

The Chicago Retired Teachers Aid Fund, Inc. also known as The Aid Fund was established as an independent entity in 1986 by the Retired Teachers Association of Chicago for the exclusive purpose of assisting retired Chicago public school teachers and administrators who have found themselves in difficult financial circumstances through no real fault of their own.

Perhaps it’s even you or a friend that needs financial assistance.

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Eligibility requirements are few and easy:

…complete an informational application (available here)
…provide an explanation of the financial circumstances you find yourself in
…provide proof of CTPF pension information and other income

CRTAF assures your complete confidentially and promptness of a reply.
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If this application is for a friend, please print the application and send or give it to them.
The application is available in two formats:
1) MSWord format (here);
2) Adobe pdf format (here).
 
For more information, y
ou may always call:
312-750-1522
or e-mail:
office@crtaf.org
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CRTAF

is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation.  CRTAF donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
Please consider a gift to CRTAF, either from your IRA, as part of your Minimum Required Distribution or as a legacy bequest in your will.
Always
consult your tax adviser.

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CRTAF…
THE POWER TO CHANGE LIVES

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The Aid Fund
David T. Peterson, President
Sylvia Asllani, Secretary

  Board of Directors
John Butterfield
John Garvey
Ivry J. Hobbs
Hubert Jackson
Marcella L. Morrison
Walter Pilditch
Louella B. Preston
Linda R. Williams

Arlene Crandall
Executive Director

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CRTAF

is affiliated with, but independent of, the Retired Teachers Association of Chicago
(Go to the RTAC website here.)

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Last update 1/6/2016

Major donations to the Aid Fund
Donors and In Memory of Donations
during 2014         during 2015
Details of CRTAF & Examples