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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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Download the Community Grants RFP and Application Guidelines.

Grants Information Session :
May 22, 2019 at 8:30 am and 4:30 pm at the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation. Please register here.

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Deadline for grant application submission: July 8, 2019
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Current grantees are listed in our  2018 Thanksgiving in October Program Booklet

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Big Idea Grant

Entrepreneur Leaders in Philanthropy will award a seed grant of up to $50,000 in February of each year for a transformative idea. Through a competitive process, the aim is to make our community of Oak Park and River Forest the best place to live, work and grow.

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Visit the Entrepreneur Leaders in Philanthropy page to learn more.

 

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Submission period: Now closed

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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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Submission period: Now closed

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  • March 1 to April 30: Accepting submissions
  •  May 1 to May 24: Video submissions reviewed by NextGen grant committee; follow-up as needed

June 20, 2019: Award(s) 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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