Support Youth in Your Community

An investment in Scouting is an investment in America’s future. Your support of Scouting will provide character development, citizenship training, leadership skills to the youth in your community. 

From endowments and tributes to special events, Rainbow Council offers a variety of opportunities for individuals and organizations to support central Indiana youth and Scouting programs. 

If you or your company is interested in learning more about supporting Scouting, contact our development department to discuss the best options for you.

Know that whatever level of your support, your investment will benefit young people in northern Illinois, even Scouts in your own community.

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Council Development Contacts

Development Director

Lori Manietta
Office Manager

Memorial, Tribute and Celebration Gifts:

The Memorial, Tribute, and Celebration Gifts Fund offers an opportunity to make a contribution as a tribute on a special occasion or at the passing of a friend of relative. No tribute could be better than to encourage and inspire Scouting values in the youth. Thus, perpetuating the high principal admired in a friend or loved one.  A special memorial tribute card will be sent to the person designated.  In addition to the memorial or tribute card, recognition of the memorial will be placed in both our Council Newsletters and the Council website.  

Tributes can honor Scouts achieving the Eagle Scout rank, Silver Beavers, graduates from college, military academics, birthdays, anniversaries or any other special event in an individual’s life.

Honor someone in a special intimate way by donating to The Memorial Tribute and Celebration Gifts fund.

Donations are to be sent to

Rainbow Council
CO/Memorial Tribute
921 S. State St.
Lockport, Il 60441


Special Event Fundraising

Sporting Clays

2020 Sporting Clays — shooting clays between October 1st to December 31st.

Downers Grove Sportsman’s Club

Golf Classic

2020 Golf Classic – perfect for networking, socializing with Scouters or brushing up on your game.

October 15th, 2020
Ruffled Feather, Lemont, IL

Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner

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2020 Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner – A Scouting Dinner to recognize distinguished citizens in the community who share similar values to the scouting oath.

**Postponed Until Further Notice**
Jacob Henry Mansion
Joliet, IL

Duty to God and Country

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2020 Duty to God and Country — perfect for inspiring the minds of our 2019-2020 Eagle Scouts

November 19th, 2020 
To Be Determined

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday — join in the season of giving. Show your support our mission by joining us for #givingtuesday.