CME Group takes great pride in supporting a variety of philanthropic causes through charitable grants from our corporate foundation and the independent foundation that we support.
Mayoral Award for Student Achievement
CME Group, in conjunction with the City of Chicago Mayor’s Office and the Chicago Board of Education, has sponsored the Mayoral Award for Student Achievement for the last 29 years.
The program has provided more than $1.1 million in scholarships to Chicago’s best and brightest students. In 2014, CME Group awarded 79 high school seniors from Chicago Public Schools with $1,000 scholarships to help further their education. CME Group also arranged four summer internships with top trading firms for the most accomplished applicants.