25 Years Supporting Bold dreams

In 2022, we are honored to celebrate four milestones for the Wentcher Foundation and its scholars.

All Wentcher Scholars graduated
from high schools in the Chicago-area

CPS MarkerChicago Public High Schools of current CPS Wentcher Scholars

Oakton MarkerSuburban schools of current Oakton Wentcher Scholars

and their bold dreams have taken
them to colleges and universities nationwide

save the date!

We look forward to celebrating our four milestone achievements, and all our scholars, on Sunday, July 17th, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. 
Additional event information will follow. Please revisit this space in spring 2022 for additional details. 

Join the Celebration

We hope to celebrate with as many members of our
Wentcher Scholar Alumni and Wentcher Community as possible.

Please use the form below to RSVP or contribute a donation to the Wentcher Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Celebration hosted on July 17, 2022. 

Remembering Ernie Wentcher

In preparation for our 25th Anniversary, the Wentcher Foundation has been working with a biographer to capture the story of our founder, Ernie Wentcher.
Preview the introduction to the biography below.