The Community Foundation of Central Illinois invests in our community by supporting projects that address community needs and have lasting value. Therefore, CFCI's grantmaking is:
Focused by addressing established CFCI and donor designated priorities.
Strategic by supporting projects with well defined objectives and measurable outcomes that improve the quality or scope of charitable work in our community.
Collaborative by leveraging resources and cultivating partnerships.
Nonprofit organizations with programs serving individuals within a 50-mile radius of the city of Peoria, IL are encouraged to apply (excluding Knox and McLean County).
Organizations serving individuals in Knox or McLean Counties are encouraged to visit the Galesburg Community Foundation or the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation for more information on funding opportunities.
Open to all organizations with tax-exempt status under Section 501 © of the Internal Revenue Code, those that operate under a fiscal agent that is a 501(c)3 organization, and to local units of local, county, state or federal government.
Grant funding may support new or existing programs that positively benefit central Illinois.
Program must be operated and organized in such a manner that no applicable anti-discrimination laws are violated.
Organization must be current on all grant evaluations. If the organizations is currently being funded with a CFCI grant, and the grant evaluation is not yet due, an interim letter summarizing the progress of the grant must be submitted along with the application.
If you have any questions, feel free to call Jessica Dillon, CFCI Program Manager at 309-674-8730 or firstname.lastname@example.org