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

Golf Classic

2022 Golf Classic – perfect for networking, socializing with Scouters or brushing up on your game.

Date TBD
Location TBD

Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner

DCAD 2021

2021 Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner – A Scouting Dinner to recognize distinguished citizens in the community who share similar values to the scouting oath.

October 20th, 2021
Jacob Henry Mansion
Joliet, IL

Duty to God and Country

DTGC Leadership Luncheon banner

2021 Duty to God and Country Leadership Country — perfect for inspiring the minds of our 2019-2020 Eagle Scouts

November 11th, 2021
Olivet Nazarene University

Sporting Clays

2021 Sporting Clays — Details to Come

Downers Grove Sportsman’s Club

Brandon Sadowski Campership

This Campership was created in 2021 by the Family and Friends of Brandon Sadowski to provide financial assistance to Scouts so that they can participate in a Boy Scout Council long-term camping program or high adventure program.

If you would like to make a contribution to the Brandon Sadowski campership fund, please make checks payable to Rainbow Council. All donations will be invested and the interest on the fund will be awarded annually. Your donation will help insure that every Scout has the opportunity to experience everything.

Giving Tuesday

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