Donate to IHLAEF

Help Us Grow the IHLA Educational Foundation 
Scholarship Program & Empower Future Hospitality Leaders 

The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation (IHLAEF) is the not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) educational arm of the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA). Incorporated in 1992, IHLAEF has been a primary source of scholarship assistance for deserving Illinois college students pursuing hospitality management degrees throughout the country, awarding over $500,000 since its inception. Each year, IHLAEF awards academic scholarships in amounts ranging from $2,000 up to $5,000. Scholarships are offered to a number of exceptional students each year, and with increased financial support, the number of recipients can continue to grow.

IHLAEF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and all contributions are tax-deductible.

Your generous support is truly essential to the continued success of the hospitality industry and its future leaders. Thank you!