Annual OCIF Open: Chip in fore Charity Grant

Grant to a Central Illinois Nonprofit, Public Charity
for Programs that Promote Health and Fitness

GrantWatch ID#: 144234
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Orthopedic Center of Illinois Foundation (OCIF)


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Grant of $20,000 to a Central Illinois nonprofit, public charity for programs and projects that aim to strengthen and promote health and fitness and meet the medical needs of the community. The funding source was formed, among other things, to support projects promoting patient education, continuing medical education, and regional charitable organizations. Funding is secured through charitable gifts, donations, and grants.




The Foundation makes grants to public charities classified as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) by the IRS.

The Foundation does not make grants directly to individuals or consider requests outside the Foundation program areas.

The Foundation has no restrictions on the type of support it will consider so long as the organization’s work is consistent with the Foundation’s program interests and serves the central Illinois community.

Awarded funds cannot be used for lobbying.

Organizations must submit a completed application along with a letter of inquiry/proposal to be considered for the Chip in fore Charity grant. Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to access the application.

The Foundation will acknowledge receipt of your proposal. During the review process, OCIF may contact you for additional information or materials. If a grant is awarded, you will be asked to sign an agreement that describes the purpose of the funding, reporting, and other requirements of the grant.

Dates to Remember:

Friday, June 16th: Completed applications due
Friday, July 14th: Winner announced
Monday, September 18th: 14th Annual OCIF Open: Chip in fore Charity will be held at Illini Country Club in Springfield.

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

Please submit your proposal to:

Attn: Director of Marketing
1301 S. Koke Mill Road
Springfield, IL 62711

If you have questions about the status of the proposal you submitted, or there are significant changes or news you would like OCIF to consider in the course of their review, please contact the Director of Marketing and Business Development at (217) 547-9100.

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