Frequently Asked Questions
Our organization is located in Evanston/Joliet/Wisconsin/Canada. Are we eligible for funding?
We are a new organization. Can we apply for funding?
Do you provide salary support for development directors? Do you provide general operating support?
Do you make grants to charter schools?
Do you provide funding for the production of documentaries about Chicago? Media campaigns? Research?
How can we apply for a grant? We have never been funded by the Foundation.
How can we apply for a grant? We have previously received grants from the Foundation.
When is the deadline for submitting a proposal?
In the past, our proposals have been considered at the February board meeting. When should we apply in order to be considered in February?
What happens after we submit a proposal?