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The Women's Fund - 2018 Women for Women Grant

Grants to Sangamon County Area, Illinois Nonprofits, Schools,
and Agencies to Improve the Mental Health of Women and Children

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln - Women for Women Giving Circle

LOI Date:

02/05/18

Deadline Date:

03/23/18

Description:

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Grants totaling $50,000 to Illinois nonprofits, schools, government agencies, and faith-based organizations in Sangamon or surrounding counties to raise awareness of and address the mental health needs of women and children. LOIs are due February 5, 2018. Priority will be given to large, high-impact projects that demonstrate innovation, imagination, and creativity.

Funds must be used for programs and services primarily effecting positive mental health outcomes for women and children who reside in Sangamon and/or surrounding counties, including Cass, Christian, Logan, Macoupin, Menard, Morgan, and Montgomery.

Special consideration will be given to those programs that:

- Are not duplicative or similar to those of other agencies;
- Are collaborative with other agencies or entities;
- Have measurable results; and
- Agree to provide quarterly progress reports to Women for Women in the year following the grant award.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 125107

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$50,000

Number of Grants:

Multiple awards may be granted.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The submitting organization must be a:

- 501(c)(3) Charitable organization, OR
- Faith-based organization (proposals must benefit all, regardless of religion, and be for a service provided which is not religious in nature), OR
- Public or private school (proposals must be for projects that exceed the school’s budget funding), OR
- Some government entities or municipalities may be eligible.

Geographic and demographic limitations: Funds must be used for programs and services primarily effecting positive mental health outcomes for women and children who reside in Sangamon and/or surrounding counties, including Cass, Christian, Logan, Macoupin, Menard, Morgan, and Montgomery.

Grant awards will not be made to fund scholarship programs.

Pre-Application Information:

View guidelines and preview the application questions here:
https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/45829-Community-Foundation-For-The-Land-Of-Lincoln

Timeline:
- Deadline for the letter of inquiry is February 5, 2018, 11:59 PM CST (Midnight).
- Charities will be notified by February 28, 2018 whether they are being invited to submit a full proposal.
- Deadline for full proposals is March 23, 2018.
- Selected charities will be interviewed on April 13, 2018.
- Final grant awards will be made at a Grant Reception on May 3, 2018.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Register and apply online:
https://app.smarterselect.com/program/apply/45829?apply=true

For questions, call 217-789-4431.

Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln
205 South Fifth Street, Suite 530
Springfield, Illinois 62701

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois: Sangamon and/or surrounding counties, including Cass, Christian, Logan, Macoupin, Menard, Morgan, and Montgomery