Big Shoulders Fund Tax Credit Scholarship

 Interested in learning more about Tax Credit Scholarships? Join us Thursday, January 9 from 6-7pm. See Facebook event for more details

Big Shoulders Fund has a 30-year history of supporting schools through four key areas: scholarship and student achievement, leadership development, academic programming, and operational improvements. Through our existing scholarship program, we are the largest private k-12 scholarship program in Illinois.

In 2017, Big Shoulders Fund was approved by the state of Illinois as a Scholarship Granting Organization for the new Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Program, made possible by the Illinois Invest in Kids Act.

In 2019, Big Shoulders Fund Scholarship Granting Organization had over 14,000 applications and gave over $5.6 million to more than 800 students at 103 schools.