Become a Donor
You can be a DREAM-MAKER
by helping first-generation and low-income high school students gain access to an affordable college education.
Make a Difference
Not knowing if your donations make an impact can be frustrating.
You might not even make a drop in the bucket when it comes to making a difference for high school students.
You could be wasting your precious resources on things that don't really matter or directly impact students.
You may never know exactly how you made a difference in the life of a teen in your community.
Every donation makes a direct impact on students.
Make a Difference
Make a contribution that puts our scholars’ dreams within reach
Here’s how to do it.
Set Up a Call
Talk to a team member to learn more about how your donation directly impacts students.
Become a Donor
There are many ways to give, whether you want to make a simple online donation or a larger investment.
See Your Impact
We provide regular updates on how your contribution impacts students in our community.
A few words from students just like the ones you will help
DeVonshea | Green Halo Scholar
Reda | Green Halo Scholar
“Thanks to Green Halo Scholars and the opportunities they opened me up to, I have successfully earned my first year at DePaul debt-free! I finished my first quarter with a 4.0 GPA…this is only the beginning!”
Joe | Green Halo Alum
Ways to Support Green Halo Scholars Financially
Sponsor a Student
By making a commitment to sponsor the programmatic costs of a scholar, you are ensuring that we can support a student through the entirety of our program. This sponsorship is an annual commitment of $2500 per scholar.
Donate by Mail
Please mail your check, payable to Green Halo Foundation, to:
Green Halo Scholars
PO Box 124
Hinsdale, IL 60522
Employee Matching Programs
Check to see if your employer matches all or a portion of your gift. Request a matching gift form from your employer and send it completed with your gift. Our Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 82-2291492.
Donate with Stock
Increase your impact by donating stocks, bonds, or mutual funds. Contact us for more information.
Leave a legacy for generations of students to come by donating through a will, trust, annuity, or life insurance. Contact us for more information.
Create a Scholarship
We invite you to create a lasting legacy through a four-year scholarship commitment. Contact Sally Guglielmo for more information.
Does our mission align with your organization? Reach out to Sally Guglielmo to learn more about becoming a corporate sponsor.
Become a dream-maker in our community
At Green Halo Scholars, we know you want to help high school students in our community achieve their dreams. The problem is there are a lot of organizations out there, and it’s hard to know which will use your contributions to make a lasting impact.
We believe every donation you make, big or small, should have a direct impact on the success of our students. That is why we do everything possible to steward your money wisely and provide financial transparency so you can be assured your contributions make a difference.
Here’s how you can start making an impact:
- First, set up a call with a member of our team. Get a detailed look at how your contribution will impact the lives of teenagers in our community.
- Second, become a donor. By contributing, you will directly help teenagers achieve their dreams through a college education.
- Finally, see your impact in real-time! We’ll update you throughout the year on how your contribution makes a difference for our students.
You shouldn’t have to worry whether your contribution is making a difference. Take the next step today to impacting students’ lives in our community, and take pride in knowing you made a real difference.
Thank you for partnering with us!
Thank you for considering partnering with Green Halo Scholars! We believe that every donation you make, big or small, should have a direct impact on
the success of our students. That is why we do everything possible to steward your money wisely and provide financial transparency so you can be assured your contributions make a difference.
We invite you to partner with us by sponsoring programmatic costs. Our cost per student is $2500; our average cohort size is 25 per year.
This sponsorship will support our scholars in the following ways:
Support from a full-time college counselor
Access to Green Halo Scholars partnerships with colleges and universities that meet full financial need
Individualized financial aid counseling
Weekly college counseling group meetings
Individual meetings with their personal mentor
One-on-one academic tutoring
One-on-one test prep for ACT/SAT
One-on-one college essay writing coaching
Green Halo Scholars visits with college admissions officers
Summer transition event for rising college freshmen
Textbook reimbursement stipends for Green Halo alumni
Part-time college success coach for Green Halo alumni
As a sponsor, we'll recognize you on the following platforms:
Prominent logo placement on our website
Mentions on social media
Recognition in our annual report
To learn more about sponsorship, email Sally Guglielmo