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Marion Gardner Jackson Charitable Trust Grant

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Scientific, Educational,
Literary, Charitable, and Religious Initiatives in the Quincy Area

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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US Trust, Bank of America - Marion Gardner Jackson Charitable Trust

Deadline Date:

08/31/18 11:59 PM


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Grants of up to $50,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations for scientific, educational, literary, charitable, and religious initiatives, primarily in the Quincy area. Funding may be used for programming, operating expenses, and capital projects. Preference will be given to organizations in the City of Quincy and its surrounding communities in Adams County.

Please note: A capital project must support the mission of the organization and/or the stated outcome of a program or project.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146962

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.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofits serving vital community needs are eligible. 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.

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.

Contact Information:

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

Register and apply online:

Debra L. Grand, SVP, Philanthropic Client Manager

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Geographic Focus:

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