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Club Blue Grants Program

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Boone and Winnebago
Counties for Children's Health, Safety, and Wellbeing

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Club Blue and Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL)

Deadline Date:

08/01/17 5:00 PM Receipt


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Grants starting at $25,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations in Boone and Winnebago Counties for projects, basic goods, and services that promote the health, safety, and wellbeing of children in need. Funding is intended for organizations that align with the Funding Source's mission to ensure that community children should be socially, emotionally, and physically healthy.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160305

Number of Grants:

1 - 2

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants must request between $25,000 and $200,000 in their applications.

Term of Contract:

The activities described in the application must conclude within 12 months of receiving funding.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for funding, an applicant must be a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that serves the youth in Boone and/or Winnebago Counties.

Pre-Application Information:


- Application Opens: June 29, 2017
- Application Deadline: August 1, 2017, 5:00 PM
- Announcement of Recipients: November 2017
- Club Blue Event: April 2018
- Check Presentation Ceremony: May or June 2018

Applicants can apply to have multiple projects or programs funded, provided that the described activities align with Club Blue’s mission.

Application Instructions:

Grantseeker Resources:

Proposal Review Guidelines:

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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:

Questions about the Club Blue Grants Program should be directed to CFNIL Director of Community Investment Dan Dineen at or 815-962-2110 ext. 12.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois: Boone and/or Winnebago Counties