Illinois Policy Institute

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Bringing the Critical Expertise, Processes, and Technology to a Leader in Public Policy

At a glance

Since its founding in 2002, the Institute has fought to improve the lives of all Illinoisans every day and has grown to an $8 million organization. In the past year alone, the Institute has achieved incredible accomplishments for the people of Illinois. Since 2019, Bearing Tree has provided the Institute with our full suite of services.

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Illinois Policy Institute is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Partner.

Illinois Policy Institute works every day to make Illinois a beacon of freedom and prosperity. They take free market principles, turn them into marketable policies, and pass them into law.
The Institute has seen incredible success in fighting for Illinois to be a place where communities flourish and good opportunities abound.

In the past year alone, the Institute has achieved incredible accomplishments for the people of Illinois. To name a few:

The Illinois progressive tax ballot measure was rejected by taxpayers in November 2020.

After bringing to light the story of Michael J. Madigan in the 2016 documentary “Madigan: Power. Privilege. Politics.”, Michael J. Madigan is no longer the Illinois House Speaker after 36 years in power, and he resigned as a state representative after 50 years in office.

The voices of 70+ Illinoisans have been amplified through their Your Story campaign.

Since its founding in 2002, the Institute has fought to improve the lives of all Illinoisans every day and has grown to an $8 million organization.

We at Bearing Tree feel fortunate to be a part of Illinois Policy Institute’s great work.

Since 2019, Bearing Tree has provided the Institute with our full suite of services:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Human Resources & Benefits
  • IT & Technology
  • Development
  • Entity Compliance & Maintenance
  • Strategy & Board Management

We look forward to Illinois Policy Institute’s continued success and accomplishments. We will be there to support the employees of the Institute every step of the way as they build a more free and prosperous Illinois.

“Without Bearing Tree’s support, Illinois Policy Institute simply could not have achieved what we have over the past two years. The Bearing Tree team’s thorough and proactive work allows our staff to focus on bringing positive change to the people of Illinois. We are grateful to have their support, so our staff’s every day work focuses on our mission.”

Matthew Paprocki
President of Illinois Policy Institute