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UPDATE:  “Invest in Kids” Scholarship Program

Don’t miss out on your 2018 State tax credit!

All CHA families and friends are encouraged to consider accessing this excellent program that allows for support of scholarship for CHA bound families and allows you to save money on your tax return.  It’s a win-win!

Current contributions will allow for scholarships to be granted for the 2019-20 school year. In the 2018-19 school year, we received over 100 scholarship applications and we were able to grant only 10 scholarships. We hope to grant even more in 2019-20 school year, however that is dependant upon contribution funding. Thank you to everyone who has participated in the program thus far.

If you have any questions on how to fund your contribution, see the step by step instructions below. Please feel free to contact Tim Dinkelman at (847) 446-5252 with any questions you may have. To learn more about this program, please scroll down to see the original post with links to apply.

Thanks for your continued support and partnership with CHA.


 Redirect your Illinois State Taxes to Christian Heritage Academy

There is a new opportunity to receive a tax credit on your state income taxes beginning in 2018 and fund scholarships for CHA families. Please learn more NOW or consult your tax professional ASAP to learn about the benefits of the new Invest in Kids program.

Credits are limited, apply today. 
Each year (through 2023) $51 million in tax credits is available. Once the maximum tax credits are reserved each year, the program is closed by the Illinois Department of Revenue. This scholarship program could help CHA grow enrollment and allow you to receive a tax credit on your Illinois tax liability.

Please follow the steps below and click the links in each step for supporting information:

  1.  You will need a LETTER ID and ACTIVATE your MyTax Illinois account to claim your tax credits. The video below will also walk you through this process.
  2.  Once you receive your Letter ID and Activate your account, you’ll need to REQUEST your tax contribution credits on MyTax Illinois.
  3.  Once you reserve your tax credits, you will fund your CONTRIBUTION to the Children’s Tuition Fund of Illinois (ACSI’s Scholarship Granting Organization).

There is still time!  Please contact Tim Dinkelman, 847 446-5252, for information, or email at

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