(15 ILCS 321/20)
    Sec. 20. Funds collected by the Foundation. The Foundation may accept gifts or grants from the federal government, its agencies or officers, or from any person, firm, corporation, or private foundation; and may expend receipts on activities that it considers suitable to the performance of its duties under this Act. Funds collected by the Foundation shall be considered private funds and shall be held in an appropriate account outside of the State treasury. The treasurer of the Foundation shall be custodian of all Foundation funds. The Foundation's accounts and books shall be set up and maintained in a manner approved by the Auditor General and the Foundation and its officers shall be responsible for the approval of recording of receipts, the approval of payments, and the proper filing of required reports. The Foundation may be assisted in carrying out its functions by personnel of the Office of the Secretary of State with respect to matters falling within their scope and function. The Foundation shall cooperate fully with the boards, commissions, agencies, departments, and institutions of the State. The funds held and made available by the Illinois State Library Foundation shall be subject to financial and compliance audits by the Auditor General in compliance with the Illinois State Auditing Act.
(Source: P.A. 93-497, eff. 1-1-04.)