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The ALEC Program utilizes highly engaging educational practices that involve sending students abroad, to professional development conferences and events, and to numerous workshops on and off campus each year. The Program would greatly appreciate any financial assistance you or your organization can provide to help fund these important activities that are not covered by student tuition costs.

For information or to discuss options for making a major gift, please contact the advancement office directly at 217-333-9355 or email


To make a gift, select the amount for the fund(s) you wish to support, then click the “Continue” button below. You will be directed to the University of Illinois Foundation’s secure online giving site for your personal and credit card information. To clear all inputs and selections click "Start over."

Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communications Scholarship Fund

Your contribution will be directly applied to merit-based scholarships awarded on a yearly basis to students enrolled in the ALEC Program and thereby reduce their tuition bill.

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Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communications Support Fund

The ALEC Program utilizes highly engaging educational practices that involve students studying abroad, traveling in the field and to professional conferences and meetings, and developing their skills using cutting-edge communications technology. None of these initiatives are typically covered by student tuition payments. Your contribution to this fund will directly support these programs and reduce their cost.

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