(105 ILCS 40/15)
    Sec. 15. Organization, powers, and duties of Foundation. As soon as practicable after the Foundation is created, the Board of Directors shall meet, organize, and designate, by majority vote, a treasurer, secretary, and any additional officers as may be needed to carry out the activities of the Foundation, and shall adopt bylaws of the Foundation. The Lieutenant Governor may adopt other rules and regulations deemed necessary to govern Foundation procedures.
    The Foundation may accept gifts or grants from the federal government, its agencies or officers, or from any person, firm, or corporation, 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, 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 Lieutenant Governor 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 Distance Learning Foundation shall be subject to financial and compliance audits by the Auditor General in compliance with the Illinois State Auditing Act.
(Source: P.A. 88-146.)