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Project Reach is a service project of IACAC with the goal of providing school supplies, college counseling materials, monetary donations, and other resources to benefit students in need. An Illinois high school is selected each year as the beneficiary of the donations. The school is selected based on nominations from IACAC members by the Project Reach Committee and recognized at the Annual Conference.

Nominate a School In Need

Schools are nominated by IACAC members, then the winner is selected by the Project Reach Committee and recognized at the Annual Conference. Self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations are due by February 29, 2024.

Nominees will be asked to complete a short questionnaire upon their nomination.

Monetary Donations

Monetary donations can also be made online any time with a credit card.

Donate today!

Donate Supplies

Preferred donated items:

  • College pennants
  • College t-shirts
  • College tumblers, mugs, cups, etc
  • College stickers
  • College folders, notepads, notebooks, etc
  • Other college “swag”
  • SAT books
  • Ruggs Guide Membership
  • College counseling literature

Supplies can be dropped off at the following college fairs this Spring:

  • February 25th at the St. Louis Metro East IRCF from 1-3 pm
  • March 19th at the Niles Township IRCF from 6-8 pm
  • March 20th at the Noble Network Fair from 10 am – 1 pm
  • April 6th at Illinois National College Fair from 10 am – 1 pm

To coordinate drop off, please reach out to

Meet Past Recipients

Past Project Recipients have represented a wide variety of demographics. Learn more about these communities and the students they serve.

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