Illinois ASBO Foundation

The Illinois ASBO Foundation was created to elevate the status of the profession of school business administration, to enhance the visibility of the value a school business manager brings to a school/school district, to provide college scholarships or support the foundations or school district initiatives of award recipients, and to provide financial grants to community services, policy and research initiatives or charitable organizations that serve children.

 An investment in the Foundation, whether through a donation or participation in other Foundation initiatives, is really an investment into the school profession  — one that ultimately benefits children. 

Illinois ASBO 2020 Annual Conference Scholarship

Apply Now for Annual Conference Lodging Grants! 

The 2021 Annual Conference is scheduled to take place in Schaumburg IL on April 28-30, 2021. If you are unsure whether your district will be able to support your lodging to stay onsite at the conference, apply now for an Illinois ASBO Foundation Annual Conference Lodging Grant! Thanks to generous donations, there will be as many as 20 of these grants available. Don't wait — the application deadline is October 15. 


Upcoming Foundation Events

Foundation Information and Programs

Donate Today

Support future leaders in the profession to continue their education, recognize excellence in school business and more as a Foundation donor!


Financing & Governance

Get more details on how the Foundation works and where the money goes.



Know someone who has made an extraordinary contribution to the profession and deserves recognition? Nominate someone for a Foundation award!



See if you qualify for an opportunity to get funding for your education in school business management or to grow in your leadership skills.


Partnership Opportunities

Interested in ways to provide more targeted recognition for your company? Become a Foundation Partner today!


Legacy Project

Volunteer with fellow members and make a difference to kick off the Annual Conference.

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Far-Reaching Impact

As a business official, I’ve always considered my role to be mainly behind the scenes. I think it is critical that Illinois ASBO and the Foundation continue to be the cheerleaders for the profession so that we are valued in our districts. This award highlights the contributions of business officials to the education of our children, supporting that initiative.”
Beth MillardBeth Millard2015 Foundation Monarch Award Recipient
Your donations have most definitely not gone to waste — they help make the aspirations of future CSBOs possible. I am so grateful for those who have donated, and plan to also donate myself one day to help make someone’s dreams possible as well.  Many deserving students may not have been able to follow their aspirations without them.”
Brittany Kinder2017 School Business Management Scholarship Recipient
It’s through your generosity that we are able to continue to strengthen our programs and services to enrich the lives of over 7,000 children and adults.”
Carl M. La Mell President of Clearbrook, Location of the 2016 Foundation Legacy Project