Cook County Community Fund Seeks Grant ApplicationsJan 23, 2018 10:02AM ● By Editor
The next round of grant applications are due by February 15, 2018. Public Notice from The Cook County Community Fund - January 23, 2018
Cook County Community Fund is seeking Grantees!
Letters of Intent Due
February 15 for
Cook County Community Fund Grant Projects
The Cook County Community Fund (CCCF) is seeking nonprofit organizations with ideas for grant projects ranging from $1000 to $5000 for its spring grant round. If awarded, funds would be available in May.
Funding is generally granted for initiatives that meet the changing needs of the Cook County areas in the following five areas:
Arts : Community Development : Education : Environment : Human Services
The first step to applying is submitting a letter of intent which briefly outlines the project. A Letter of Intent helps the applicant and the Community Foundation communicate to ensure the project and the guidelines align before completing a full request.
Letters of Intent are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, two weeks before the grant application deadline. Letters of Intent are submitted through the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation's website.
Early submission of Letters of Intent is strongly encouraged. Those whose letters are approved can then submit a full application, due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, also through the website.
Discuss Proposal Ideas and Funding Opportunities
Michelle Morris, Director of Community Philanthropy from the Community Foundation, and members of the Cook County Community Fund Advisory Board are available on Thursday, February 1 and Friday, February 2 to meet with nonprofit organizations to discuss proposal ideas and funding opportunities. To schedule a meeting, please contact Michelle at [email protected] or 218-726-0232.
The Cook County Community Fund is an affiliate of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation. The CCCF was established in 2003 with the goal of enhancing the quality of life in Cook County by empowering local non-profits through philanthropy, education and collaboration.
For more information about the funding priorities of the Cook County Community Fund, please visit the CCCF website.