Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

Clone of Annual Fund Campaign

The IMSA Annual Fund is yearly support made up of gifts from alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends.  Every contribution to the Annual Fund provides unrestricted support for IMSA’s immediate and ongoing needs that are not otherwise funded by the state.

Click here to make your contribution to the IMSA Annual Fund.

Funding Priorities

Your contribution to the Annual Fund Campaign will support the following program areas for the 2017 fiscal year (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017): Upgrades to Student Facilities and Technology, Multicultural Student Recruitment and Enrichment, Student Life Activities, Alumni, Student and Parent Networking and Activities, Leadership Support and Employee Engagement.  Click here for more details about each of the funding priorities.*

Giving Societies

The IMSA Fund’s Honor Roll of Donors recognizes the generous support of our donors by annual giving levels each fiscal year. The Giving Clubs listed below were established to fulfill our commitment to thank and acknowledge our donors in a timely and appropriate manner and to nurture a lifelong relationship between you and IMSA. Donors are recognized in the IMSA Fund Annual Report.

Titans ($100,000 +)
Founder's Circle ($50,000 +)
Trailblazers ($25,000 + )
Pioneers ($10,000 +)
Benefactors ($5,000 +)
President's Society ($2,500 +)       
Innovators ($1,000 +)       
Ambassadors ($500 +)      
Patrons ($250 +)          
Associates ($100 +)         
Supporters (up to $99)  

Conditional and Restricted Donations

The IMSA Fund will accept "conditional" contributions of $5,000 or greater provided IMSA wants the contribution and IMSA and the IMSA Fund find the conditions to be acceptable. The Fund will not accept conditional contributions of less than $5,000.

The Fund will accept "restricted" contributions of any amount to existing accounts for a specific IMSA program or purpose. The Fund will accept restricted contributions of $500 or more to establish a new account for a specific IMSA program or purpose to the Academy, provided IMSA wants the contribution. The Fund will not accept a restricted contribution of less than $500 to establish a new account.

*The IMSA Fund Board of Directors may allocate up to 10% of unrestricted funds to endowment.

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