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Crossroads Fund: The Seed Fund Grants and The Technical Assistance (TA) Fund

Grants to Increase Social and Economic Justice in
Chicago, Illinois, and Northwestern Indiana

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Crossroads Fund

Deadline Date:

02/15/13 5 PM


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Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded in the Chicago metro area and Northwestern Indiana to grassroots groups working for social and economic justice. Funding is provided for general operating, start up costs, or project expenses. Grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded for technical assistance to smaller organizations. All applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for funding: Working for Social Change, Cross-Issue Organizing, Grassroots Leadership, and Solid Plan.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 131992

Estimated Size of Grant:

Seed grants of up to $10,000 and technical assistance grants of up to $3,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-Chicago area organizations with annual expenses under $300,000 that have been in operation for at least three years and that meet Crossroads Fund's Funding Criteria. Priority is given to organizations that have been funded by Crossroads Fund in the last two years.

-Groups without 501(c)(3) status may apply as long as they have a fiscal sponsor or organizational bank account.

-Organizations rooted in Northwestern Indiana are also eligible.

Contact Information:

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

Crossroads Fund
3411 W. Diversey Ave. #20
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 227-7676 tel

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois;   Indiana