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Giving to ACI

Accomplishing ACI’s mission is made possible through the generous support of private contributions. Gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations make it possible for ACI to provide scholarship support to first-generation, minority and low-income college students seeking a high-quality, personalized values-based education.

Your gift, in any amount, will support the collaborative efforts of ACI and our member colleges and universities to prepare future leaders and citizens. Thank you!

Online Donations

To make an online donation, fill out the required fields below and click on the PayPal donate button. You may use a debit card, credit card or PayPal account to complete your gift. Thank you! (Scroll down and follow the instructions to pay by check or money order.)

Support low-income and first-generation students by helping to fund their college educations.

Support our programs that assist low-income and first-generation students in successfully navigating the college experience and prepare them for post-college life.

Where it is Needed Most
Support the greatest needs of Associated Colleges of Illinois’ 26 members, serving more than 70,000 students.


Checks and Money Orders

Please make your check or money order payable to Associated Colleges of Illinois and mail to:

Executive Director
Associated Colleges of Illinois
70 East Lake Street, Suite 1418
Chicago, IL 60601

Matching Gifts 

You can increase the impact of your gift to ACI through participating in your company’s matching gift program. Many companies will match employee contributions dollar-for-dollar. Check with your Human Resources Department for your company’s matching gift policy.

More Ways to Give

ACI accepts charitable gifts from corporations, private foundations, donor-advised funds, and gifts of securities and bequests.

Please contact Mick Weltman for more information about giving opportunities at 312-263-2391, ext. 1, or


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Associated Colleges of Illinois is a not-for-profit corporation exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible as provided by law. ©2021 Associated Colleges of Illinois

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