Monroe County startUP is completely funded by the local business community through investor commitments. Investors share their time, knowledge and financial support with students. Invest in this transformational program in our community. We are offering investor opportunities to businesses, organizations and individuals in the communities we serve.
Contributions to the startUP program are processed through The Maidez Center and are tax deductible. The Maidez Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization recognized by the Illinois Department of Revenue and Internal Revenue Service. The Monroe-Randolph Regional Office of Education serves as the fiscal agent for The Maidez Center.