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Ruby Worner Trust Grant

Grants to Peoria, Illinois Nonprofits for Programs
that Benefit Residents and Improve the Quality of Life

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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PNC Charitable Trusts - Illinois

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Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs with a broad charitable focus in the Peoria area. Applicants should demonstrate how programs will enhance the local quality of life, address a community need, and be sustainable in the long term.

The Committee supports projects and programs that:

- Reflect the core social mission of the applicant's organization
- Address a need in the community and for which there is a demonstrated demand
- Have broad impact or benefit underserved populations
- Have measurable outcomes and a plan for documenting results
- Have detailed project budgets and demonstrate effective financial accountability
- Involve collaboration with other organizations
- Support year-round programming
- Complement rather than duplicate the work of other non-profit organizations

Grantmaking priorities include:

- Organizations that are direct providers of services, with projects and programs that meet the donors' intent
- Programs in communities where donors lived and/or engaged in their grantmaking activities
- Applicant demonstrates a capacity to meet the stated objectives of the request; and those objectives are clearly articulated and measurable
- The critical nature of the need being addressed by the proposed program
- Organizations with strong leadership, diversified income streams, and long-term sustainability that have demonstrated efficiencies in delivering their services

The Committee funds grant requests that demonstrate a capacity and commitment to charitable service and enhance the quality of life for the people and their communities. Recipients include nonprofits in the fields of Health, Social Services, Education, the Environment, Religion, the Arts and the Welfare of Animals.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181690

Term of Contract:

Multi-year commitments are not made.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations are those that are exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Grants are not generally provided for the following:
- General operating costs
- Event, conference or seminar sponsorships or entry fees
- Pilot or new programming
- Multi-year commitments
- For-profit organizations
- Individuals or private foundations
- Fraternal, political, advocacy or labor organizations
- Organizations that discriminate based on race, color, creed, gender, or national origin

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications are reviewed as part of the quarterly meetings. Deadlines for the applications are May 1, August 1, October 1, and February 1.

Contact Information:

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

To apply, first take the eligibility quiz:

Kathryn Meyers
(260) 461-6218

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois: Peoria