Ensure a healthful environment for all Illinoisans— support the Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund today!

IECEF is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 organization. Donations to IECEF are tax-deductible. If you prefer to make a donation to support our advocacy work, click here.


The fastest and easiest way to support IECEF is to Donate online. Check ‘Make it Monthly’ and automatically contribute each month giving IECEF the confidence that we have the resources to use our entire playbook.


Please use our printable donation form to donate by mail.

To donate by phone, call 217-544-5954.


You can make a lasting gift benefiting the environment by identifying the Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund as a beneficiary in your will, donating your retirement assets to IECEF, or donating a life insurance policy to the Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund.


A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a centralized charitable account. DAFs allow individuals, families and businesses to make tax-deductible donations to public charities like the Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund.


Start your own fundraiser for IECEF on Facebook or Instagram. The applications make setting up your fundraiser simple and enable you to reach your entire network. 100% of the donations that you receive go directly to IEC.


You can make a gift of appreciated stocks, bonds, or shares of mutual funds to IECEF! If you have owned them for more than one year, there are a few key benefits to a gift of this type:

  • Immediate Tax Deduction – You receive an immediate income tax deduction for the fair market value of the securities on the date of the transfer, no matter what you originally paid for them.
  • No Capital Gains Tax – You pay no capital gains tax on the transfer when we sell the gifted stock.