We need your support.

Online Financial Donations:
We have added the button below so that you can make easy donations of any amount. Thank you so much for your support!

Phase 1 of the Black Oaks Center is currently underway. We have a lot of small projects planned for the near future and need your help to make them a reality.

Some of our ongoing projects include: funding our well, constructing a gravity fed water system, an entrance gate, bio-dynamic permaculture gardens, completing our yurt and chicken house, and purchasing an inverter and battery system for renewable energy storage.

If you are able, please consider these additional ways to support our work. All donations are tax deductible. Please mail checks to: 10249 S. Halsted , Chicago, IL 60628.

Financial Donation: So far this entire project and process has been personally funded and organized on the grassroots level. Any amount you can offer is greatly appreciated.

Material Donation: Please contact Fred at 773.410.3446 if you are able to donate any building materials, tools, or supplies.


Human Resources: Research/fund raising/grant writing/publicity/etc.

Labor: Community workdays will begin in the near future. We’ll announce dates soon.

Design: If you have any design ideas or suggestions regarding the work that was produced during the first charrette, please let us know. We will be actively working to refine these ideas by the second charrette and would appreciate any insight.