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Program Grants for Illinois Agencies in Education,
Environment, Health and Human Services, and Youth

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/29/12 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to Illinois non-profits and government agencies, in the communities served by the grantor, for a variety of programs in the following areas of interest: arts and culture, community development, education, environment, health and wellness, human services, and youth. Funding will support innovative and creative programs and projects that address existing or emerging community needs, benefit a wide range of residents, foster individual and family self-sufficiency, promote volunteerism and improve the quality or scope of philanthropy within the community. Also preferred are programs that are collaborative and impact the community beyond the time of the funding.

Not funded:
* Recurring operating expenses
* Endowment campaigns
* Annual fundraising events
* Fundraising expenses
* Conference or continuing education expenses
* Memberships or event tickets
* Political campaigns or organizations
* Sectarian activities

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 126910

Estimated Size of Grant:

$500 to $5000


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Local unit of local, county, state or federal government
Faith-based organizations for non-sectarian activities

Pre-Application Information:

Organizations will be notified by February 29, 2012 if a full application should be submitted.

Occasionally, additional grants may be considered to meet a pressing need or address a time-sensitive issue.

Contact Information:

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

(309) 662-4477

Grant Coverage Areas:

McLean, Livingston, DeWitt, Logan, and adjacent parts of Woodford, Tazewell, LaSalle, Piatt, Ford Counties

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois