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Chicago White Sox Community Fund

Grants to Cook County, Illinois Non-Profits
for Programs that Benefit At-Risk Youth & Families

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Chicago White Sox Community Fund, administered by the McCormick Foundation

Deadline Date:

07/15/14

Description:

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Grants to Cook County, Illinois non-profits for health, wellness, abuse and education programs and projects that increase self-sufficiency and benefit at-risk youth and families in the Greater Chicago metropolitan region. Grants are made to agencies serving one or more of the primary interest areas detailed below:

1) Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment programs - intervention and resource delivery programs for children and families experiencing abuse and neglect. The category supports child, youth and family counseling, family support and home-visiting services.

2) Health and Wellness programs - healthy lifestyles programs for at-risk youth, youth athletic programs that emphasize health and wellness, and nutrition and medical programs for low income children and families.

3) Youth Education programs - academic enhancement programs for at-risk students and programs that support high scholastic achievement, completion of high school and entrance into post-secondary education programs. This includes recreation programs that tie participation to academics and track scholastic success.

Not funded:
-Programs that advance a particular religious or sectarian purpose
-Partisan political or electoral activities
-Endowments
-Individual scholarships
-Personal research projects
-Programs that would financially benefit the Chicago White Sox

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 144054

Eligibility:

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are by invitation only.

Letters of Inquiry for the 2015 grant making cycle will be accepted between June 2, 2014 and July 15, 2014. For further information on how to craft and submit the Letter of Inquiry, visit the URL below.

Contact Information:

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

Christine O'Reilly, Executive Director, Chicago White Sox Charities
333 W. 35th St
Chicago, Illinois 60616

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois

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