At i.c.stars, we're dedicated to transformation. We believe in the power of leaders - in business and community - and put that belief into action training highly driven and talented individuals from Chicago's underserved neighborhoods for successful careers in technology.
By supporting i.c.stars, you support the development of leaders who will not only transform their own life, but the lives of countless others.
Now that you're here, you've probably already made a donation to i.c.stars. But did you know there may be money at your company just waiting to be claimed for charitable giving?
Many corporations match employee donations (or the tax deductible component of your membership) to our organization.
If you volunteer with us, your employer may also provide us with a grant as a way to recognize your ongoing support.
Use this tool to check if your company offers these programs!
Employee matching gift programs are corporate giving programs in which the company matches donations made by employees to eligible nonprofit organizations.
It's an easy way to double your contribution to us!
Volunteer grant programs are corporate giving programs in which companies provide monetary donations to organizations where employees volunteer regularly.
If you volunteer with us, it's an easy way to provide us with additional financial support!
Requesting a matching gift or volunteer grant is normally a five minute process which must be initiated by the donor / volunteer. You can do this by filling out and submitting a paper match form provided by your employer or through an electronic submission process.
Please search our database for company specific information.
For questions regarding your company's programs, please contact your employer's HR or community giving department. Much of the necessary information is also available on your company intranet.
For questions regarding submitting a matching gift or volunteer grant request to us, please contact us using the information provided on this page.