The Citizens Foundation, USA (TCF-USA) is a U.S. based 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization (Federal Tax ID #41-2046295) that supports the education of underprivileged children in Pakistan. It has an active network of over 34+ chapters in cities across the United States.

Among other activities, TCF-USA supports specific programs, initiatives and projects of The Citizens Foundation (TCF) in Pakistan, one of the leading organizations in the field of education in that country. TCF was started in 1995 by a group of concerned citizens who wanted to bring about social change through education. In 24 years, it has built and operates 1,567 purpose-built schools providing quality education to 252,000 children, with an all-female faculty of 12,000 teachers.

TCF-USA donors have built and support 249 of these elementary & secondary schools with an enrollment of 65,000+ boys and girls.

TCF-USA’s Board of Directors exercises full discretion and control over the use of all donations and in the making of grants to support specific projects in Pakistan. Contributions to TCF-USA are tax-deductible in the U.S. as charitable contributions to the fullest extent permitted by law.




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TCF's purpose-built schools are embedded in the heart of urban slums and rural communities

TCF Model

Catering to the most needy

Taking Schools to the Children

Embedding schools in the heart of urban slums & rural communities

Purpose-built schools

All Female Faculty

All-female faculty & a 50% student gender ratio

Ensuring Quality of Education

Ensuring a high quality of education

Beyond Basic Schooling

Holistic student development & alumni support

Community Development

Adult literacy and other community programs

Professional Management

Professional management

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The Citizen Foundation, USA
7874 Solution Center
Chicago IL 60677 – 7008

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Contact us at:
(888) 729-3022

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