The Education Equity Fund, NFP (EEF) was established as an Illinois Not-for-Profit Corporation in May of 2020. It has applied for section 501 (c) (3) tax exempt status with the IRS.
Education Equity, Inc. was founded in 2012 by Andrew Davis. While serving as Executive Director of Illinois’s Student Assistance Commission for five years he witnessed too many students unable to afford excellent educational programs which would have served them well.
EEI has funded students in seven cohorts starting in 2014. The students served are predominantly minority and first generation college attendees.Graduation and rates of employment in the student’s chosen field exceeds 90%.
Schools Students Have Attended
- Columbia University NYC
- Illinois State
- National Louis
- Northern Illinois
- Southern Illinois
- University of Illinois at Chicago