Grant Opportunities

The Community Foundation of Central Illinois has several funding opportunities available to qualifying organizations.  Be sure to review CFCI’s Grant Guidelines prior to applying for any of the grants below.  

For questions, please contact Sarah Fletcher, Director of Grants and Community Initiatives or call 309-674-8730.

 

Spring Funding Opportunities – Applications open January 4, 2021

Community Arts Grants:

Due 1st Wednesday of March
Click Here To Apply

The Arts Mean Business Fund Grant:

Due 1st Wednesday of March
Click Here To Apply

Jean M. Ligon Animal Welfare Grant:

Due 1st Wednesday of March
Click Here To Apply

 

Summer Funding Opportunities – OPENING April 1, 2021

2021 Emerging Philanthropist Grant:

Due 2nd Wednesday of June
Learn more about the Emerging Philanthropists Fund Grants
Click here to apply

Fall Funding Opportunities – OPENING July 1, 2021

Community Needs Grants:

Due 1st Wednesday of September (September 1, 2021)
Click Here To Apply

The Local Jobs Fund Grant:

Due 1st Wednesday of September (September 1, 2021)
Click Here To Apply

Women’s Fund Success Grants:

Due 1st Wednesday of September (September 1, 2021)
Learn more about the Women’s Fund Success Grants
Click here to apply

 

Additional Funding Opportunities

Community Works Grants Program
Click Here For More Information – Letter of Inquiry:  Due November 23, 2021
Ending Hunger Together Grants Program
Click Here For More Information – Letter of Inquiry:  Due November 23, 2021
Opportunity Grants

Applications will be reviewed twice a month. Applicants will receive a response within 2-3 weeks of submission.
Click here to apply  
PLEASE NOTE:  Organizations may only apply once per twelve-month period, even if the request is not funded.

District 150 Classroom Grants

Learn more about District 150 Classroom Grants as well as how to submit an application or evaluation.
Applications are due by October 1.
Click here to apply.


Please note:  if the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, applications will be accepted the next business day by midnight.

 

 

 

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