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Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Grants

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Programs
that Benefit Youth in Freeport

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Freeport Community Foundation

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Grants of up to $300 and grants of up to $1,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that benefit youth living in Freeport and/or its surrounding regions. Past grants have been awarded for a variety of community needs including a children's museum and a food bank.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 168572

Estimated Size of Grant:

General Grants are up to $1,000. Mini-Grants are up to $300.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Youth Advisory Council Grants are awarded to non-profit organizations that serve youth

In general, grants are not awarded for the following:
-Annual project/program support and ongoing operating support
-Annual fundraising drives
-Capital campaigns (this does not exclude grants for emergency capital needs)
-Grants to individuals, fraternal organizations, booster clubs
-Travel or conference expenses
-Religious purposes (this does not exclude grants to religious organizations for nonreligious purposes)
-Fundraising expenses

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is February 28, 2018.

Grants will be determined in March 2018 and funding awarded in April, 2018.

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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.

Application Packets may be mailed or delivered to:
Freeport Community Foundation
524 West Stephenson Street, Suite 102
Freeport, IL 61032

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your program or project prior to submission, please contact the Executive Director at or 815-801-3035.

Daniel Schmitt, Executive Director
Fax: 815-656-4525

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois: Freeport and/or its surrounding communities