IMSA Announces Release of RFP for Fundraising Services to Support Master Plan | Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

IMSA Announces Release of RFP for Fundraising Services to Support Master Plan

Aurora, IL – The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) is pleased to announce it has released a Request for Proposals for fundraising services. The solicitation is open for bidding until 2:00 p.m. CST on December 5, 2023, to firms with experience generating private philanthropic funds to support its master plan.

For nearly 40 years, the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) has provided a uniquely challenging and rewarding education in the STEM fields, transforming students’ lives as well as those of the people throughout the state, nation, and world. IMSA has functioned as a lighthouse for educational innovation—beckoning and bringing together the brightest young minds and nurturing them as leaders and visionaries who can help solve society’s greatest challenges. IMSA is seeking a fundraising partner to raise private, philanthropic funds on its behalf, so it can flourish into the future.

IMSA excels in training a corps of ground-breaking STEM leaders exceptionally well-prepared for higher levels of educational attainment and to contribute throughout their careers to the advancement of Illinois, America, and the world at large. Our vision is to keep IMSA always ahead of the curve in STEM, ensure we continue to offer the highest quality educational programs and opportunities, and vastly expand our reach to serve more students in our state.

IMSA falls under the auspices of the Chief Procurement Office of Higher Education for the State of Illinois. Interested parties who are a registered vendor in the Illinois Procurement Gateway can request to download the RFP document # IMSA24038 from the Illinois Procurement Bulletin at


Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) is an esteemed three-year residential high school. Nearly 700 Illinois 10-12th graders currently live at the academy in Aurora, Illinois. Students hail from across Illinois and are enrolled in tuition-free, college preparatory classes and thrive in a unique community of learners. Graduates are leaders in the business, education, scientific, and civic sectors. Notable technology alumni include YouTube Co-Founder Steve Chen, PayPal Co-Creator Yu Pan, Yelp Co-Founder Russell Simmons, SparkNotes and OkCupid Co-Founder Sam Yagan, and Hearsay Social Founder Clara Shih. To learn more about IMSA and its programs, visit

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