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Grant Opportunities

OPRFCF Community Grants

Grant funding for non-profits that impact the well-being, enrichment and sustainability of the Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park and surrounding communities. Community Grants combine resources from the OPRF Grantmaking endowment fund and a variety of other funds.

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Grants Information Session:
Sessions to be held in May, dates TBA. To view last year's guidelines, download the 2019 Community Grants Application Package.

datesImportant Information

Deadline for grant application submission: July 2020

View 2019 grantees

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Big Idea Grant

Entrepreneur Leaders in Philanthropy has awarded big idea grants in the local community to launch projects including The Surplus Project, Excellence with Equity, Lawns to Gardens/ Deep Roots Project, and It’s Our Future.

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Visit the Entrepreneur Leaders in Philanthropy page to learn more.

 

datesImportant Dates

To be announced

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NextGen Capacity Building Mini-Grants

Awards up to $2,000 in capacity building grants for emerging professionals working in small community organizations and/or projects to bring their work to the next level.

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2020 Capacity Building Grants Call for Submissions

Visit the NextGen Leaders in Philanthropy page to learn more.

datesImportant Dates
  • March 16 to May 1, 2020:
    Accepting submissions
  •  May 4 to May 25, 2020: Video submissions reviewed by NextGen grant committee; follow up as needed

June 22, 2020: Awards announced

 

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Kott Memorial Charitable Trust

Grant funding to charitable organizations that improve the livelihood of individuals, especially through education or medical services, with an emphasis on such services for the elderly.   

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down brochDownload the 2019 Guidelines for Application or read more.

datesImportant Dates

Deadline for grant application submission: July 15

All applications must be submitted online.

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Visit the website at www.kotttrust.org

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