RBC Members

The Responsible Budget Coalition is a statewide coalition with over 300 member organizations. Organizations from all across the state who serve and advocate for children, families, veterans, seniors and people with disabilities; education groups concerned about early learning, K-12 and higher education; labor unions; faith-based and civic organizations; immigrant and refugee families; and many others are members of our coalition.

JOIN US: Click here to sign up your organization as a member of the Responsible Budget Coalition

Welcome to our most recent member: Eighth Ward Accountability Coalition (EWAC)

Check out a pdf of our full membership here (last updated February 20, 2018).  

Responsible Budget Coalition Endorsements


  360 Youth Services

4-C (Community Coordinated Child Care)

A Just Harvest

A Safe Haven

Ability Chicago Info

Access Living

Accessible Acres

ACLU of Illinois

Act Now Coalition

Action Now

Ada S. McKinley Community Services, Inc.

AFSCME Council 31


AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Albany Park Neighborhood Council

Alexian Brothers Center for Mental Health

Alexian Brothers Housing and Health Alliance

All Chicago: the Emergency Fund, the Chicago Alliance, and The Learning Center

Allendale Association

Alliance for Community Services

Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County

Alternative Schools Network

Alternatives, Inc.

Alzheimer’s Association - Greater Illinois Chapter

Amalgamated Transit Union Local 308

Anixter Center

Arab American Action Network

Arise Chicago

Arts Alliance Illinois

Arab American Family Services

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago

Asian Human Services

Avenues to Independence

Barat Education Foundation

Benedictine Sisters Sacred Heart Monastery

Bethany for Children & Families

Black Network in Children’s Emotional Health (BNICEH)

Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale

Breakthrough Urban Ministries

Bridgeway, Inc.

Brighton Park Neighborhood Council

Business and Professional People for the Public Interest

Campaign for Better Health Care (CBHC)

Caritas Family Solutions

Carole Robertson Center for Learning

Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet


CEDA of Cook County, Inc.

Center for Economic Progress

Center for Tax and Budget Accountability

Centers for New Horizons


Centro de Trabajadores Unidos- United Workers’ Center

Centro Romero

Champaign County Health Care Consumers

Chestnut Health Systems

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Chicago Foundation for Women

Chicago House and Social Service Agency

Chicago Jobs Council

Chicago Jobs with Justice

Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network

Chicago Women's AIDS Project

Chicago Youth Centers

Child Care Center of Evanston

Children’s Home + Aid


Chinese American Service League

Circle Family HealthCare Network

Citizen Action Illinois

Civitas ChildLaw Center: Loyola University Chicago

Clergy for a New Drug Policy

Community Behavioral Health Association

Community Health Partnership of Illinois

Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI)

Community Renewal Society

Concordia Place

Connections for the Homeless

CURE Illinois

DeKalb County Health Department

Dove Community Services/Decatur Area Project

Early Childhood Community Coalition of Lake County

Eco Justice Collaborative


Eighth Ward Accountability Coalition (EWAC)

El Hogar del Niño

El Rescate Independent Living Program

El Valor Corporation

Elm City Center

Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago

Erie Neighborhood House

Equality Illinois

EverThrive Illinois

Faith Coalition for the Common Good

Faith in Place Action Fund

Families' and Children's AIDS Network

Family Counseling Center, inc.

Family Focus

Federation for Community Schools

Fathers, Families & Healthy Communities

First Step Learning, Inc.


Food Works

Forefront (formerly Donors Forum)

Franciscan Outreach

Friedman Place

Futures Unlimited, Inc

Gads Hill Center

Gateway Foundation

Geneva Foundation

Goldie’s Place

Good Samaritan Ministries

Good Shepherd Center

Griffin Center

Grassroots Collaborative

GROW in Illinois

Grundy County Health Department

Habilitative Systems, Inc.

Hanul Family Alliance

Health and Disability Advocates

Health & Medicine Policy Research Group


Healthy Illinois Campaign

Healthcare Alternative Systems

Heartland Alliance

Hesed House

Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters

Housing Action Illinois

Housing Forward

Housing Opportunities for Women (HOW)

Housing Options

Howard Area Community Center

Human Resources Development Institute, Inc. (HRDI)

Hyde Park Neighborhood Club

Hyde Park Outstanding Women’s League


Illinois Action for Children

Illinois Adult Day Services Association

Illinois AFL-CIO

Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans

Illinois Asset Building Group

Illinois Assistive Technology Program

Illinois Academy of Family Physicians

Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities

Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health

Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living

Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Illinois Collaboration on Youth

Illinois Council of Area Projects

Illinois Education Association

Illinois Environmental Council

Illinois Federation of Teachers

Illinois Library Association

Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living

Illinois Occupational Therapy Association (ILOTA)

Illinois Parents of Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Illinois Public Health Association

Illinois Safe Schools Alliance

Illinois Stewardship Alliance

Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living

IMPACT Center for Independent Living

Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization


Inclusion PAC

Indivisible Illinois

Infant Welfare Society of Chicago

Innovation Illinois

Inspiration Corporation

Instituto del Progreso Latino

Jane Addams Senior Caucus, Healthcare and Economic Justice Committee

Jackson County Health Department

Japanese American Service Committee

Jewish Alliance for Economic Justice

Jewish Council on Urban Affairs

Jobs With Justice

John A. Logan College


Korean American Resource and Cultural Center

L’Arche Chicago

La Casa Norte

Lake County Center for Independent Living

Lakeland College

Lakeside Community Development Corporation

Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries

Large Unit District Association

Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA)

Latino Policy Forum

League of Women Voters of Chicago

League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford

League of Women Voters of Illinois

League of Women Voters of Oak Park/River Forest

Legal Council for Health Justice

Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House

LIFE Center for Independent Living

Light the Way, Inc.

LINC, Inc.

Literacy Works

Living Independently Now Center of Southern Illinois

Logan Square Neighborhood Association

Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services

Mary Crane Center

Massac County Mental Health

Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois

Mental Health Summit


Mercy Housing

Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force

Metropolitan Family Services

Metropolitan Tenants Organization

MFTD Waiver Families

Mission Services for the Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries, Inc.

Mujeres Latinas En Accion

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Barrington Area

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Chicago

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Illinois

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Lake County

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Northern Illinois

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Northwest Suburban

National Association of Social Workers, Illinois Chapter

National Council of Jewish Women, Chicago North Shore Section

National Council of Jewish Women, Illinois State Policy Advocacy Network


New Moms, Inc.

Nicasa Behavioral Health Services

NNW Suburban Task Force on Supportive Housing

North Avenue Day Nursery

North Center School for Handicapped Children

Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium

Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living (NICIL)

Northwestern Settlement Head Start

OFA Chicago Metro South

One Hope United

ONE: Northside

Open Communities

Opportunities for Access Center for Independent Living

Ounce of Prevention Fund


PACE Center for Independent Living


Passages Alternative Living Programs

Pax Christi Seed Planters/Campaign Nonviolence

Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative

Peoria Proud

Planned Parenthood


Polish American Association

Prevent Child Abuse Illinois

Prevention First

Project IRENE

Project Oz

Robin’s Nest Learning Center

Raise Your Hand


Rockford MELD

Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling

Rock Island County Area Project

Rosecrance Health Network

Safer Foundation

Sarah’s Inn

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

Save the Illinois State Museum

SEIU Health Care Illinois and Indiana

SEIU Healthcare Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas

SEIU Local 73

Shawnee Health Services

SHCJ Ecospirituality Group

Shelter Care Ministries

Skip-a-Long Family and Community Services

Sierra Club


Small Business Majority

Small World Learning Center

South Cooperative Organization for Public Education (SCOPE)

South Suburban Housing Center

Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation

SouthSTAR Services

Southwest Organizing Project


Springfield Center for Independent Living

Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois

St. Johns Community Care Program

Sudden Infant Death Services (SIDS) of Illinois

Supportive Housing Providers Association

Teach Plus Illinois

The American Association of University Women of Illinois

The Arc Illinois

The Autism Program of Easter Seals

The Baby Fold

The Cara Program

The Chicago Coalition of Site Administered Child Care Programs

The Civil Rights Agenda

The Collaboration for Early Childhood

The First Step Day Care (Belvidere, IL)

The Harbour, Inc.

The Hope Institute for Children and Families

The Indo-American Center

The Jacksonville Area Center for Independent Living

The Learning Center

The Legislative Education Network of DuPage (LEND)

The Literacy Connection

The Night Ministry

The Oak Park Regional Housing Center

The Resurrection Project

The Wells Center


Teen Living Programs

Transitions Mental Health Services

Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities

Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare

UCP Seguin

United Congregations of Metro East

Unitarian Universalist Advocacy Network of Illinois

United African Organization

United Congregations of Metro East-O’Fallon Cluster

Unity Parenting and Counseling, Inc.

Universal Family Connection Inc.

Voices for Illinois Children

Volunteers of America Illinois

Wellspring Resources

Women Employed

Woodstock Institute

Workers Center for Racial Justice

Young Invincibles

Youth & Family Peer Support Alliance

Youth Organization Umbrella, Inc.

Youth Services Bureau of Illinois Valley, Inc.

YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

YMCA of Rock River County

YWCA of Lake County

YWCA of McLean County


YWCA of Quincy