Foundation / Corporation
Douglas C. and Lynn M. Roberts Family Foundation
Grants to DeKalb County, Illinois nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable activities that benefit local residents. The Foundation will consider inquiries for programs in the areas of education, arts, and human services. The Foundation seeks to support innovative programs and promote volunteerism.
-Fund programs that will stimulate philanthropy and promote volunteerism
-Work with organizations who seek grants for innovative programs
-Give priority to programs that seek cooperation and participation from other agencies and organizations
-Serve in the community without discrimination on the basis of race, sex or religion
-Judge results by measurable benchmarks
-Fund enhancements in the arts, education and human services
GrantWatch ID#: 157680
-Be headquartered or have significant presence in DeKalb County, Illinois
-Have been operating for at least one year or capable of providing significant startup details
-Qualify as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
-Are registered as a nonprofit with the DeKalb County Community Foundation
No requests accepted for annual operating expenses, individuals, or organizations who attempt to influence specific legislation and political activities and/or candidates
Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry.
The Foundation will send you an email that your application information and letter of inquiry has been received. If the Foundation wishes to learn more about your organization and funding request, it will contact you. If the Foundation concludes that funding for your organization is unavailable, it will notify you promptly.
Application and Letter of Inquiry Deadlines:
-October 15 - For Fall Grant Decisions
-April 15 - For Spring Grant Decisions
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The Douglas C. and Lynn M. Roberts Family Foundation
308 West State Street
P.O. Box 218
Sycamore, IL 60178
USA: Illinois: DeKalb County