When you donate to ILA, your generous contributions help light the way forward for ILA and libraries in the state of Illinois. Contributions to ANY fund or purpose at ILA count toward Illuminate recognition.
SPARK level: Get something started with your gift of just $5 or more!
Individuals who donate a minimum of $5 will be recognized in the annual report during the fiscal year in which they donated.
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ILA depends on your support to IGNITE, ENERGIZE, and INSPIRE, through important endeavors like the Diversity Scholarship Fund, the Legal Defense Fund, the Intellectual Freedom Fund, and other programs that acknowledge innovative work that creates a lasting impact on libraries and librarianship.
- IGNITE level: Recognition for donors who give $1,000, cumulatively, during their lifetime.
- ENERGIZE level: Recognition for donors who give $1,500, cumulatively, during their lifetime.
- INSPIRE level: Recognition for donors who give $2,500, cumulatively, during their lifetime or who give $2,500 or more via estate plans.
In addition to recognition on the ILA website and in our Annual Report, donors at each level receive gifts as tokens of our appreciation for our long-term supporters.