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Help the Economic Awareness Council secure a match for our scholarship fund!

The EAC has confirmed that we have a $4,000 matching grant opportunity for Giving Tuesday! All donations from NOW through the end of Nov. will qualify for a match of up to $4,000. Act NOW! Help the EAC secure this match! 

All individual donations will directly support the EAC's scholarship fund for youth in need in our programs. Our celebration event will kick off this fundraiser! 

Can't make it? You can still support our scholarship fund. Donate HERE. 

Help students like our On the Money interns!

The Economic Awareness Council just celebrated 20 years of providing applied, financial capability programming to youth and families in need. Learn more about our impact with thousands of youths and parents in Chicago, Illinois and 5 cities nationally. CLICK HERE 

To view photos from our celebration CLICK HERE

Want to support scholarships for youth in our programs from low-income communities and youth in care across Illinois? CLICK HERE 


Check out our current & previous scholarship winners under Success Stories and Gallery-Video.

Welcome to the EAC!

The Economic Awareness Council is a non-profit organization whose mission is to prepare students and families for the economic and financial decisions they will make both today and tomorrow. Meeting the needs of families and youth with limited resources is emphasized.

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