The mission of CFF is to provide
academic scholarships to Chicago-
area college students majoring in
fashion related studies and to
coordinate educational programs
for Chicago’s fashion community.
CFF's goal is to maintain and develop the fashion industry in Chicago through an annual scholarship competition, yearly fundraiser, continuous professional network events, and mentoring programs.
CFF is comprised of professionals and students who are dedicated to developing and retaining local fashion talent in order to raise the caliber of the Chicago fashion industry.
Who We Are
The Chicago Fashion Foundation is a dynamic group of working professionals and students committed to supporting Fashion in Chicago. We are made up of an eclectic mix of women and men encompassing every aspect of the Fashion Industry from designers to manufacturers to stylists to fashion writers & editors to accountants and lawyers.
What we have in common is our love of fashion, knowledge that Chicago is an incredible city of style and our commitment to promote Chicago's Fashion industry worldwide.
We host networking events, panels with speakers, and hold an annual scholarship competition for design students in Chicago.
We are a not-for-profit organization that strives to promote educational programs for professionals and students.
CFF Board Members
Finance & Administration