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.
CHICAGO RETIRED TEACHERS AID FUND, Inc.
111 N. Wabash Ave. Suite 2010
Chicago IL 60602-2949
John A Butterfield
to the Aid Fund
Information about CRTAF
||Apply for a grant from the Aid Fund|
DO YOU KNOW A RETIRED CHICAGO PUBLIC
SCHOOL TEACHER IN REALLY DIFFICULT FINANCIAL
CAR PAYMENT LATE?
CAN’T PAY THE MORTGAGE?
MEDICAL BILLS PILING UP?
MAYBE IT’S EVEN YOU!!
'The Aid Fund'
MIGHT BE ABLE TO HELP!!!?!
THE POWER TO CHANGE LIVES!
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 (RTAC) 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.
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
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, you may always call:
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.
THE POWER TO CHANGE LIVES
John A. Butterfield - President
Sylvia Asllani - Secretary
with, but independent of, the Retired Teachers
(Go to the RTAC website here.)
Last update 3/10/19