(Last updated on February 10, 2020)
All donations are gifts made voluntarily to Illinois Joining Forces, a 501( c )(3) charity, with no conditions. Donors receive a tax receipt from Illinois Joining Forces at the end of the fiscal year. Donors who request refunds may not be eligible for tax deductions on their refunded donations.
Illinois Joining Forces uses funds to maintain its operational charter as established by its board of directors and the state of IL. Illinois Joining Forces does not provide refunds on donations that we have already allocated to a budget line item.
Refunds may be granted at Illinois Joining Forces’ discretion. Refunds are granted only in exceptional circumstances, and only when the funds have not been utilized. Some circumstances in which refunds might be granted include: