The IEA Foundation is a charitable arm of the Illinois Education Association. Tax deductible contributions to the foundation support educators and programs that support the IEA mission. Among the uses:
- Fund specific activities that improve education for students throughout Illinois, such as encouraging investment in education in economically distressed areas of the state;
- Convene or fund conferences and seminars intended to develop solutions to educational problems in Illinois;
- Provide financial resources to other organizations that address educational challenges in our state.