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Matching gift programs
State Farm® - Matching Gift Program
The State Farm Matching Gift program allows State Farm employees, retirees, and agents who contribute to BCAI to their gifts of $25 to $4,500 per calendar year (minus a small administrative fee) matched by State Farm.
If you have made a qualifying donation, fill out a simple form requesting State Farm to match your gift! Visit the State Farm Companies Foundation site or the SFNet home page for a link. Use the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm the match with BCAI.
Also, if you are a State Farm employee, retiree, or agent who volunteers at BCAI for 40 or more hours in a year, State Farm will continue to grant our organization $500 through the Good Neighbor Grant program.
COUNTRY® Financial - Donation Match Program
Employees of COUNTRY Financial, Illinois Farm Bureau, and IAA Credit Union can match personal donations to an eligible nonprofit organization, up to $500 per year.
To request the match, employees can visit their internal benefits page and search ‘giving’ to find more details.
If you have specific questions, you can send a note to COUNTRY Financial Donation Match Program.
Financial reps and agents are not eligible for this program.
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This does not cost you any extra and supports our students.
Because of our vision, mission, and purpose, there are many students that we open our doors to whose families are not in a financial position to afford monthly dues. Dues are a prime source of income for BCAI.
Our new scholarship program balances the financial provision, allowing everyone who needs our training to obtain it within our guidelines.
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Pay as much as you like! The minimum donation is $1, and all proceeds benefit our Hip Hop Elemental Arts program, allowing us to continue providing these opportunities to all youth regardless of socio-economic status and background.
Each family that receives assistance is held accountable for specific deadlines, attendance, and volunteer hours.
We have various dance and cultural arts programs that we would appreciate assistance with. (We also accept donations of time!)
Your donation will cover the day to day operations of BCAI, the foundation that allows us to continue revolving and evolving consistently without taking