AACF accepts all types of donations including in-kind. Your generous gift will help us empower the unemployed and individuals disconnected from work and school. We exist in part due to the generosity of those who have contributed to our capital campaigns and development initiatives. Gifts of any amount are welcome.

Make a contribution to the AACF’s Annual Fund to support the our mission, new program(s), or a specific program. Contribute directly online to The African American Christian Foundation or by sending a check or money order. You can also:

  • Enlist the support of your workplace through the Corporate Donation Programs.
  • Support AACF through a fundraising event or raffle.
  • Honor or memorialize an individual or organization through a donation.

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Your donation provides…

$50 provides a weekly bus pass for 2 interns.
$100 supports a single working mother with utility bills, a portion of rent or childcare.
$250 assists with the cost of the GED exam or GED prep for 2 interns.
$500 helps with 2 weeks of paid OJT or internship work experience wages for 1 intern.
$750 funds driving lessons or a one-year scholarship  for an intern attending college.
$1500 funds vocational training or high school completion program for an intern.

Endowment Bequest

An endowment is a self-renewing resource that the Foundation holds and reinvests. The resources are held forever and are not utilized. Instead the earnings from the investments are used to help fund the donor’s cause.

Named endowment funds may be given for general operating and development, institutional scholarships or to help the Foundation in specific areas.

Endowment Bequests may be given to the Foundation for a general or a specific purpose, and maybe restricted or unrestricted. For more information, contact the Office of Planned Giving for policy and the general guidelines and examples for using named endowments and bequest language. Consider helping our organization by giving a planned endowment gift. Call AACF for assistance with a donation. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Office of Planned Giving

The African American Christian Foundation
6707 West North Ave
Oak Park, Illinois 60302
Telephone 708-848-1700
e-mail: info@aacfworks.org

Federal Tax Information

Our full legal name, registered with the State of Illinois is the “African American Christian Foundation”. This name may be used in legal documents. The Foundation is a public charity exempt from income, gift, and estate taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The organization federal tax identification number is 36-3398925.

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