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Invest in a bright future.

Give Now

Elgin Community College is a place of exceptional learning experiences and life-changing opportunities. Your gift to the ECC Foundation, the philanthropic arm of ECC, plays a critical role in helping us create bright futures for our students—and for our entire community.

Your support will ensure:

  • Our community members have access to educational opportunities, regardless of their circumstances.
  • Excellence and innovation are rewarded.
  • Quality and capacity of ECC’s programs are maintained and grow as needed to serve our community.

Your gifts can be designated to:

  • Resources for Excellence Annual Fund – enhancing students’ learning experiences with classroom resources and leadership opportunities, awarding grants to inspire creative collaboration, and providing funding for other student needs.
  • Student Scholarships - giving students access to a life-changing education and rewarding academic achievement.
  • Academic Programs and Student Services - supporting a specific program or student activities area.

Ways to Give

Giving to ECC is easy, and every gift matters. Here’s how to make your gift.


ECC Foundation

Building E, Room E210
Fax: 847-214-7537

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