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Financial Assistance Policy & Waiver of Program Fees

The Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation supports the Mission of the Lisle Park District and recognizes the need within the community to provide assistance for families who otherwise could not afford to participate in Recreation programs. This Financial Assistance program is funded by Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation.

  • Income eligibility for the Lisle Park District’s Waiver of Program Fees is based on the US Department of Health and Human Services 2020 Poverty Guidelines.
  • The Waiver of Program Fees is available to Lisle Park District residents only.,
  • An applicant must supply the Lisle Park District with documentation of any forms of income he or she is currently receiving (ex: recent pay stub, AFDC case #, copy of a recent IRS 1040 form, etc.)
  • A Waiver of Program Fees may be issued for 6 months, but the applicant must reapply at the end of the time frame granted in order to continue participation in the program.
  • Each eligible individual may apply the fee waiver to register for any Park District program with a limit of $750 per year for up to a family of four, with additional funding of $190 per year for each additional child.
  • All Park District programs are eligible for the Financial Assistance Program. However, funding is subject to availability of Funds.
  • Please allow 7 days for review of this application. Lisle Park District reserves the right to approve partial funding or deny an applicant’s request.
  • All information on the application must be true and accurate. Applicants are required to submit the attached affidavit verifying all information submitted is accurate. Scholarships are legally recoverable if paid and awarded on the basis of false information supplied by the applicant and will nullify any request for waiver of program fees. Any falsified application will be the subject of prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.
  • All information is confidential and not a matter of public record.

2020 HHS Poverty Guidelines*

Persons in Family Monthly Income Annual Income 125% of Annual Income
1 Person $1,063 $12,760 $15,950
2 Persons $1,437 $17,240 $21,550
3 Persons $1,810 $21,720 $27,150
4 Persons $2,183 $26,200 $32,750
5 Persons $2,557 $30,680 $38,350
6 Persons $2,930 $35,160 $43,950
7 Persons $3,303 $39,640 $49,550
8 Persons $3,677 $44,120 $55,150

*48 contiguous states and District of Columbia
Note: For families with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
Source: Federal Register, Volume 85, No 12, January 17, 2020, pp. 3060-3061.
The poverty guidelines may be formally referenced as "the poverty guidelines updated periodically in the Federal Register by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 9902(2)."

Download our Financial Assistance Application

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