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We welcome your donation

Monetary donations are always welcome and needed in order to fund new and innovative educational programs within the Ball-Chatham School District. Talk to the BCEF staff or Board Members to learn more about current projects and initiatives.  If you are interested, we will share more about how you can make an impact on the lives of the students and teachers in the district.  Gifts may be made payable to BCEF and directed to: BCEF, 201 W. Mulberry, Chatham IL 62629; or dropped off at Ball-Chatham District Office at that same address.



You can also click the box to the left or go to to make a doantion online. Thank you for your generosity!

IRA Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Gifts

Are you 70 1/2 years young? Is Uncle Sam requiring you to withdraw your RMD and pay taxes on it from your Traditional IRA?  If so, please consider gifting your RMD to BCEF and avoid those taxes!  Ask your Financial Adviser and/or Tax Consultant Professional how to make that happen.    

Thrivent Financial

If you are a Thrivent Financial Member, you are able to gift your CHOICE DOLLARS to the Ball-Chatham Educational Foundation, as well as request up to TWO ACTION TEAM Projects totaling $500.  These Action Team Projects can be given toward fundraisers and classroom events and trips.  


Amazon Giving
Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Ball-Chatham Educational Foundation whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at

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