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    Orange Krush Grant Applications Now Available
    Orange Krush has raised more than $2.5 million for charity since 1998.

    Orange Krush has raised more than $2.5 million for charity since 1998.

    July 22, 2013

    Orange Krush Grant Application | Illini Pride

    Orange Krush, the student support group of the Fighting Illini basketball team, has earned national acclaim for its work as a charity foundation. Each fall, Orange Krush distributes the money it raised from the previous basketball season. In 2012, the Orange Krush Foundation allocated a total of $150,000 across 61 charities and toward the endowment of Lou Henson Coaching Development Fund. Since its inception in 1988, the Orange Krush Foundation has donated more than $2.5 million to charity.

    Orange Krush is accepting grant applications for this fall, with a deadline of Monday, Aug. 12. Any organization that qualifies as a 501C-3 is eligible to apply. Interested organizations should visit to download the grant application, or email Ryan Gant for more information.

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