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Grant Opportunities

There are four grant cycles, each with a different deadline and a different focus area. Questions about grant opportunities should be directed to the contact person indicated.

NextGen Leaders in Philanthropy

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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The 2021 grant application period is now closed. Visit the NextGen Leaders in Philanthropy page to view recent grantees.

OPRFCF Community Grants

The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation will not issue a Request for Proposals for Community Grants in 2021 due to restructuring of our grant priorities and guidelines.  If you are responding to the impacts of COVID 19, please contact Elizabeth Chadri at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. regarding our Rapid Response and Recovery Fund.

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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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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kott Memorial Charitable Trust will accept proposals by invitation ONLY.

Visit the website at www.kotttrust.org

Communityworks Fund

Grant funding for the Communityworks Endowment Fund is based on alignment with Community Leadership Development, Success of All Youth and Community Environmental Sustainability. For information about opportunities to participate in these areas, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call her at 708-848-1560.


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