Open or Update an Account

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To successfully complete the documents below, please reference the contact roles provided:


"Principal" means an individual who is authorized by the public agency or statute to execute contractual agreements on behalf of the public agency. (e.g. Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, etc.)
Applies to: Enrollment Form and Change of Information Form (only if Authorized Signer is changing)


“Signer” means the individual authorized by the principal, public agency, or statute to open, close or make changes to a custodial account.


Trader” means the individual(s) authorized by the principal or signer to do any or all the following:  receive balance and transaction information on the custodial account, make changes to the custodial account, and direct investments.

Applies to: Enrollment Form and Change of Information Form



Please contact us using our contact request form or e-mail Our team will generate a digital enrollment form that will be delivered by e-mail.


Instructions for making an opening deposit:


By check: Make check payable to the "Illinois Funds." 

Note: All checks must be in U.S. Dollars drawn on a domestic bank. The Fund will not accept payment in cash or money orders. The Fund does not accept postdated checks or any conditional order or payment. To prevent check fraud, the Fund will not accept third party checks, Treasury checks, credit card checks, traveler’s checks or starter checks for the purchase of shares.


Mail to: 

The Illinois Funds
c/o U.S. Bancorp Fund Services, LLC
PO Box 701
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0701


By wire: Call 1-800-947-8479. 

Note: A completed application is required in advance of a wire. Neither US Bank nor Illinois Funds charges for the use of a wire.



Changes to signers, traders, or principal authority:


We are pleased to announce The Illinois Funds now offers digital enrollment and change of information forms through DocuSign. This secure web-based service removes the cost and processing delays caused by mailing physical forms. Going forward, authorized signers can make the following changes to existing Illinois Funds accounts using DocuSign:


  • Principal authority changes
  • Authorized signer changes
  • Authorized trader changes
  • Automatic Investment Plan and Systematic Withdrawal Plan changes


Starting November 1, 2021, an Authorized Signer can start a change application by calling 1-800-947-8479 to verify their identity and start an online application.  An e-mail will be sent to every authorized signer and authorized trader listed on the application so they can verify their identity and provide a digital signature. 


Bank changes will still be processed via physical application mailed directly to US Bank Fund Services. The new bank change form can be found on here. Changes in your local bank still require a signature guarantee to be completed.