City of Aurora
Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $2,500 to Aurora, Illinois nonprofit neighborhood and community groups and organizations for support services at public events and community festivals. Funding is intended to support services such as equipment rentals, liability insurance, and emergency or security personnel.
Funding is made available to assist groups that are hosting public events designed to educate, benefit, organize and/or connect Aurora residents.
Financial assistance will be provided for support services only. This assistance may include, but is not necessarily limited to, rental of staging or sound equipment, portable toilets, tables and chairs, general liability insurance for the event, tents, security or emergency personnel, or other “public” amenities.
The event must take place within the limits of the City of Aurora, be free, open to the public, and publicly advertised, and a minimum of one hundred (100) people, including children, should benefit from the event.
GrantWatch ID#: 166918
- Funding assistance is limited to $1,500, or fifty percent (50%), whichever is less, of the total eligible event costs.
- Funding assistance for Parades is limited to $2,500.
Funding available for events planned for Jan. 1 through June 30, 2020 and from July 1 through Dec. 31, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Return completed application with signed Hold Harmless Agreement to:
Attn: Dee Hakala
Community Services Division
City of Aurora
44 E. Downer Place
Aurora, IL 60507
Should you have any questions or need additional information please contact Aurora Community Services (630) 256-3400
Aurora Community Services Department
51 E Galena Boulevard
Aurora, IL 60507
USA: Illinois: Aurora
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