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Become a Friend of the Academy


The Academy of Lifelong Learning owes its existence and vitality to the unwavering support of the Friends of the Academy, our esteemed donors, who generously fund 100% of our programming and operational expenses.

Without their benevolence, the realization of our educational initiatives would be an unattainable feat. In a shift from the term members used from 2007 to 2022, we now proudly address our supporters as FRIENDS OF THE ACADEMY. This title reflects their camaraderie, shared commitment, and eligibility to deduct their contributions.

The ENROLLEE donation tier aligns with the perks of our former membership designation and stands as a testament to our dedication to fostering a mutually enriching relationship with our

Pick One Of Our Donor Tiers and Donate Below

Amount Tier Name Rewards
$50+ Enrollee (1) A complementary parking pass to be used during on-campus Academy events, (2) Special Academy donor rates on programming at Doudna Fine Arts Center, (3) 10% EIU bookstore discount, (4) A receipt for your tax-deductible donation
$100+ Undergraduate  Everything above plus recognition in our next Community Program Guide, including the online edition
$250+ Associate Everything above plus recognition on our Facebook page
$500+ Baccalaureate Everything above plus a sneak peek at upcoming Academy events before they are announced with a chance for input
$1,000+ Master Everything above plus recognition on a plaque in our new School of Extended Learning lobby, to be seen by visitors and guests of the Academy
$2,500+ Doctorate Everything above plus an exclusive markup copy of the Community Program Guide at least one week before it is released
$5,000+ Postdoctorate Everything above plus invitations to dine with special guests of the Academy

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School of Extended Learning

600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-5114

Academy of Lifelong Learning

600 Lincoln Avenue, Buzzard Hall Room 1328
(217) 581-7415

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