Deadline:

Deadlines are February 1, May 1, and August 1, and decisions are usually made four months after each deadline.

Name:

OCB Flexible Fund Grants

Description:

The Retirement Research Foundation provides OCB Flexible Fund Grants to respond to immediate capacity building needs for Chicago-area nonprofits. OCB Flexible Funds are available to help organizations identify their capacity building priorities or receive short-term technical assistance: *Readiness Assessments - Funds may be used to engage a consultant who will work directly with your organization to identify and prioritize capacity building opportunities, and the steps needed for organizational improvement or growth. *Targeted Consultations - Funds may be used to engage an expert in nonprofit management to provide short-term, focused technical assistance on an emerging issue related to legal, fiscal, human resources, or other areas.

Awards

OCB Flexible Fund Grants are awarded up to a maximum of $5,000.

Eligibility

OCB Flexible Fund Grants are provided to nonprofit organizations that are: *Tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code *Located in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, or McHenry counties in Illinois *Placing a high priority on providing services to the elderly A successful applicant generally will have been in operation for at least three years and have annual revenue of at least $75,000, excluding in-kind donations and services.

Link to Complete RFP

http://www.rrf.org/grants/organizational-capacity-building-grants/ocb-flexible-fund-grants#apply

Contact

8765 W. Higgins Road, Suite 430

Chicago, Ill. 60631-4170

Phone: (773) 714-8080

Fax: (773) 714-8089

Email: info@rrf.org