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After Kelly Boden lost her mother, Illinois State University's Red and White Scholarship came to her rescue. Without it, Kelly likely would have had to quit school. [Read the rest]

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Ways to Give to Illinois state University

The Illinois State University Foundation receives, holds, and administers all gifts to the University. If you would like to make a contribution to Illinois State University, please select one of the options below:

  • Online — Make an online gift by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express) through our secure website.
  • Mail — Print a gift form and mail your gift to the Illinois State University Foundation, Campus Box 8000, Normal, IL 61790-8000.
  • Phone — Call the Illinois State University Foundation at (800) 366-4478 to make your gift by credit card.
  • Electronic Funds Transfer — Mail your gift form with the EFT option selected and a voided check included to the Illinois State University Foundation, Campus Box 8000, Normal, IL 61790-8000.
  • Payroll Deduction — Illinois State University employees have the option to make their gift to the University through payroll deduction. To set up your payroll deduct contribution or make changes to an existing payroll deduct contribution, download a gift form and mail to the Illinois State University Foundation, Campus Box 8000, Normal, IL 61790-8000. Call (309) 438-5725 for additional information.
  • Matching Gifts — If you or your spouse/domestic partner are employed by a company that provides matching gifts to contributions made by employees, you can increase the impact of your gift. Check with your company's policy to determine what gifts can be matched and how a gift should be given. Payroll deduct gifts cannot be matched. Find out if your company offers a matching gift program.

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Campus Box 3200
Normal, Il 61790-3200
Phone: 309-438-7681