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Strategic Grants - Advancing Affordable Rental Housing

Grants to Cook County, Illinois Nonprofits to Address
Homelessness, Foreclosures and Rent Affordability

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Chicago Community Trust

Deadline Date:

01/05/16

Description:

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Grants to Cook County, Illinois nonprofit organizations to address the local shortage in affordable rental housing. Funds will support organizations in advancing research, policy, advocacy, housing development and renters’ rights. Organizations should directly provide quality affordable housing and services to low- and moderate-income families.

Goals of this program are to significantly reduce the percentage of cost-burdened renters in the local region; inform renters about their rights and responsibilities; connect them to resources and services and ensure their full engagement in the communities where they live; and nurture successful models for the provision of affordable, well-located and energy-efficient rental housing that include excellent property management, services and tenant engagement strategies.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153783

Term of Contract:

The Trust does not make multi-year grants.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations are:

-Nonprofit agencies with evidence of tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or those using a 501(c)(3) fiscal agent.

-Located within and/or primarily serving residents of Cook County, except for regional, statewide or national projects or research that may benefit a substantial portion of Cook County residents.

-Non-discriminatory in the hiring of staff or in providing services.

-If your project meets all other criteria for funding, but works outside of Cook County, you may be eligible for support from one of the Trust's geographic affiliates. However, as place-based foundations, the Trust and its affiliates do not award grants outside the six-county Chicago region.

Not Funded:
-Scholarships
-Individuals
-Sectarian purposes (programs that promote or require a religious doctrine)
-Support of single-disease oriented research, treatment or care
-The sole purpose of writing, publishing, producing or distributing audio, visual or printed material
-The sole purpose of conducting conferences, festivals, exhibitions or meetings
-Reducing operating deficits or liquidating existing debt

Pre-Application Information:

Application instructions may be found here: http://cctfiles.cct.org/apply/how-to-apply

Grant awards will be decided in May.

Contact Information:

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

Brandon Thorne, Associate Program Officer
bthorne@cct.org

The Chicago Community Trust
225 North Michigan Avenue Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60601

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