How to Apply

 

Application Deadlines

The Board of Directors meets quarterly to consider requests for grants. These meetings are held in February, May, August and November.

We must receive your proposal by 5 p.m. on the deadline date in order to review it at the corresponding board meeting. In the event that a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, applications may be submitted by 5 p.m. on the following business day.

If you do not receive an acknowledgement of receipt of your proposal within one week, please contact the Foundation at 312-580-0310 to confirm your proposal was received by us.

Proposal DeadlineBoard MeetingArts LearningEducationEmploymentHealth
Jun 1 Aug Applications reviewed Applications reviewed Applications reviewed Applications not accepted
Sept 1 Nov Applications reviewed Applications not accepted Applications reviewed Applications reviewed
Dec 1 Feb Applications not accepted Applications reviewed Applications reviewed Applications reviewed
Mar 1 May Applications reviewed Applications reviewed Applications not accepted Applications reviewed