Foundation / Corporation
United Cerebral Palsy of Blackhawk Region Endowment Fund, administered by the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
09/01/14 5:00 PM Receipt
Grants to Illinois non-profit organizations to promote services and activities that enhance the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, and Stephenson Counties. The Foundation supports efforts addressing mental retardation, seizure disorders, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and/or autism.
Priority will be given to projects that promote the inclusion of persons with developmental disabilities within the overall community.
The Foundation looks for projects that:
-Build positively on the rich diversity of the community
-Present innovative, creative, clear and practical proposals which build on community strengths
-Present clear work plans which show the ability to achieve the project’s goal
-Encourage cooperation and reduce duplication of services
-Demonstrate leadership and develop the leadership potential of the community
-Demonstrate quality, vision, effectiveness, collaboration and good management
-Provide long-range fund development planning beyond the funding period
-Priority will be given to collaborative projects
GrantWatch ID#: 144200
Grants are made for one year only; should circumstances allow, a multi-year commitment may be considered.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
(815) 962-2110 ext 17
Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
946 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
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