Scholarship Granting Organizations (SGOs) are non-profits that receive qualified contributions from individuals and businesses and then disburse these funds in the form of scholarships to eligible students to attend qualified, non-public schools in Illinois.

Application Process begins December 1, 2017
Applications for the 2018-2019 school year begin December 1, 2017 and must be received by the Department on or before January 15, 2018. The Department will respond to your application within 30 business days.

Remember: You must be approved by the Department to be an SGO before you can accept contributions or issue Certificates of Receipt (CORs) to contributors.