Foundation / Corporation
Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley
03/05/21 5:00 PM CST
Grants of up to $10,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and public agencies for programs that enhance the quality of life of residents in eligible regions. Applicants must attend a grantseekers' briefing prior to applying. Eligible programs are those that benefit residents in greater Kankakee and Iroquois Counties.
Grants from the Communityworks Endowment Fund are to address one or more of the priority needs identified under each of the focus areas listed below. A significant aspect of the Community Foundation’s mission is to convene community groups to address community needs. Applicants may also submit grant applications to convene appropriate groups to address the needs listed below. Convening and collaboration are encouraged!
Grants awarded by the Community Foundation originate from income generated by the Communityworks Endowment Fund, a visionary initiative to help the Community Foundation build endowments for making grant awards, particularly in the following focus areas:
Grant-funded recipients of the Communityworks Endowment Fund are encouraged to address one or more of the above-identified focus areas and to make it publicly apparent how it is accomplished.
The goal of the Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in both greater Kankakee and Iroquois Counties by supporting initiatives that are not currently being adequately funded.
For more detailed information on each of the funding areas, see the following link: https://www.cfkrv.org/images/2021_Communityworks_Grant_Guidelines.pdf#page=4
GrantWatch ID#: 151988
Awards to regional, not-for-profit organizations, according to the guideline specifications, are expected to range from $1,000 to $10,000 in 2021.
Awards are intended to be made for one year at a time. Multiple-year awards may be considered if circumstances justify; however, potential for sustainability after the grant award period may receive favored judging. There is one grant award period annually (July 1 through June 30) from the Communityworks Fund.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://endowthefuturegrants.communityforce.com/Funds/FundDetails.aspx?4438534B376C50326C63464553753267784D6A347663644970525058315641446C376641796831746253616369435376516165303335744D7476444146566167
Register for the Grantseekers' briefing by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley
701 S Harrison Ave.
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