Engagement - Extracurricular
TO QUALIFY, THE APPLICANT NEEDS TO:
Be a senior in high school or under.
Have an Illinois Master Mason relative in good standing, who is living or deceased.
Be able to show evidence of financial need if requested.
How to Apply:
A parent or legal guardian must complete an application for each child requesting assistance.
Complete the Engagement Applicant Form
If requesting assistance with purchasing equipment or sports gear, provide details including quantity , size, brand, color and where to purchase.
Provide copy of activity registration forms with payment instructions.
Send completed application by mail or email to: IMCAP@ilmason.org or IMCAP, 2866 Via Verde, Springfield, IL 62703.
What to Expect After Applying:
Your application will be reviewed by an IMCAP staff member.
The staff member will call or email the parent/guardian for more details if needed.
The staff member may provide referrals to relevant services related to needs.
The IMCAP staff member will prepare a Request Report based on information from the application and conference calls
The Request Report will not contain the names of the applicants, parents/guardians, or Illinois Master Mason relative.
The IMCAP Director will present the Request Report to the Board of Managers to determine assistance plan during the monthly Board meeting.
The decision about providing assistance will be communicate to parent, guardian or applicant via phone or email.
Allow 6-8 weeks for the approval process to allow for registration deadlines.
Lodge’s Role in the Application Process:
Educate members and member’s family about the Engagement-Extracurricular service.
Make referrals to the IMCAP Director for children or young adults who could benefit from the service.