Alice and Rex Martin behind home plate. Alice, who received her MBA from Illinois, has been a Loyalty Circle member of the I FUND for the past five years and has been eager to support a major project at her Alma Mater. Recently, the foundation announced a one-million dollar gift commitment to the Illinois softball program. The gift will allow Illinois to complete its softball complex and make it one of the finest in the nation. It will include the construction of a permanent press box, rest rooms, concession stand, and a clubhouse.