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.

If you have any questions, feel free to call Sarah Fletcher, CFCI Director of Grants and Community Initiatives at 309-674-8730 or sarah@communityfoundationci.org.

Ending Hunger Together Grants Program

Click Here For More Information – Letter of Inquiry:  Due November 29, 2018

Community Grants

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

Community Needs Grants: Due September 2019

The Local Jobs Fund Grant: Due September 2019

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

Emerging Philanthropists Fund Grants

Click here to learn more about the Emerging Philanthropists Fund Grants

Application Process Currently Closed for 2018

2018 Emerging Philanthropists Fund Grant Evaluation Form – Due August 30, 2019

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

Women’s Fund Success Grants

Click here to learn more about the Women’s Fund Success Grants
Applications are due on September 5, 2018 by midnight.

Click Here to Apply

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

District 150 Classroom Grants

Click here to learn more about the 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 that if the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, applications will be accepted the next business day by midnight.

Opportunity Grants

Applications will be reviewed twice a month. Applicants will receive a response within 2-3 weeks of submission.

Note that organizations may only apply once per twelve-month period, even if the request is not funded.

Opportunity Grant Application

 

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