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Peoria, IL 61650


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Scholarships & Grants

Our academic scholarships and organization grants for GLBT persons, organizations, and allies provide educational opportunities and help develop communities that last a lifetime.

Family Breakfast

The 2014 Acorn Equality Fund (AEF) family breakfast will take place on December 6th at the Embassy Suites (East Peoria) from 9-11 a.m. Click here to purchase tickets. 


We appreciate each individual and organization that contributes to our fund. With your support, we make a difference in the lives of people and organizations in our community.



Established in 1999, Acorn Equality Fund (AEF) in Peoria, Illinois, is a grassroots nonprofit organization that provides financial support for the advancement of education, health, and civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons and their allies. We raise funds in order to give out grants and scholarships to promote higher education. Together we can build a bright, united future. 

Scholarship winners

Contact us for information about financial aid eligibility, making donations, and upcoming events.

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