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Grants to Illinois Faith-Based, Charitable, Scientific, Educational, and Literary Organizations for Programs that Benefit Local Residents


Geographic Focus

USA: Illinois: Preference to Quincy, Illinois and surrounding communities in Adams County

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Marion Gardner Jackson Charitable Trust Grant

Bank of America Private Bank Philanthropic Solutions - Marion Gardner Jackson Charitable Trust

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #146962

Grant Description

Grants of up to $50,000 to Illinois faith-based, charitable, scientific, educational, and literary organizations for programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for programs, projects, and capital requests. Preference will be given to organizations in the City of Quincy and its surrounding communities in Adams County.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Religious, charitable, scientific, literary and educational organizations may apply. Preference is given to organizations in Quincy, Illinois, and surrounding communities in Adams County.

In general, grant requests for individuals, endowment/capital campaigns or scholarships will not be considered.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline for the Marion Gardner Jackson Charitable Trust is August 31. Applicants will be notified of the grant decisions no later than mid-December.

Please submit online applications by 11:59 p.m. on the day of the foundation’s deadline date. If the application deadline date falls on a weekend or a federally recognized holiday, the deadline is not extended, therefore applications must be submitted on the prior business day by 11:59 p.m.

Organizations can submit one application per year and will not receive more than one award from the Trust in any given year. Any organizations receiving a multi-year award from the Trust that continues into the next grant year are not eligible to apply for an additional grant until the end of the grant cycle.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Capital Grants: Up to $50,000
- Program/Operating Support Grants: Applicants with organizational budgets of $10 million or less may apply for grants of $10,000 up to $50,000. The yearly request may not be more than 30% of the program’s budget.

Term of Contract:

The majority of grants from the Marion Gardner Jackson Charitable Trust are one year in duration.

Contact Information:

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To discuss the application process or for questions about this foundation, contact Please indicate the foundation name in the email subject line.

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