Big Shoulders Fund Tax Credit Scholarship Application Tool Kit
The Big Shoulders Fund Tax Credit Scholarship Application, made possible by the Illinois Invest in Kids Act, opens next week Tuesday, January 12 at 8 a.m.
Linked here is a coy of the Application Tool Kit that was sent to past applicants today. This is also available on our website
, and includes how to videos, a copy of the application, school list, application day cheat sheet, and more. Check out the Application Tool Kit here: Tool Kit
If you are able, we also ask that you delay the start of any e-learning on the morning of January 12th to allow applicants the highest internet speeds while applying. Most applicants obtain their timestamp by 8:10 a.m.
On application day, you may use our School Hotline if you need to reach a Big Shoulders Fund staff member:
School Hotline: 312.374.5670
Families may use the following numbers to reach our staff:
Tax Credit Scholarship Hotline: 312.544.8687
Main Line: 312.751.8337
Spanish Hotline: 312.566.4401
We will email a direct link to the application to schools and past applicants on January 11th. You will also be able to find the application link on our SGO website and social media sites.
Application Step 2: After application day we will start reaching out to families with early time stamps to complete Step Two of the application by submitting their documents. Please remind families to save our email addresses, firstname.lastname@example.org
and regularly check their email. Applicants have 10 days to complete Step Two of the application once it is requested. The completion of Step Two is not a guarantee of a scholarship, but does move them one step closer.
Learn more at Big Shoulders Fund https://www.bigshouldersfundsgo.org/