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Our Herstory

Since 1988, Monarch Awards Foundation, Inc., has proudly established a rich history of serving Chicagoland's diverse communities .


 Established as a not-for-profit

501(c)(3) charitable organization with the purpose of implementing community service programs, scholarships and charitable donations to other not-for profits, our programs target six areas of need and include:

  • Youth Enrichment (especially girls)


  • Health and Wellness


  • Global Poverty


  • Economic Security

  • Human Rights

  • Social Justice



Our members also serve the community by implementing our signature programs which include: the "Martin Luther King Jr.  Day of Service",  "Easter EggStravaganza", "Community Expo featuring the Music & Arts Explosion", "Annual Community Feeding"  and the "Teen Esteem Program".



Since its inception, the Monarch Awards Foundation has awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholarships and donations to not-for-profit organizations.