|The Starved Rock Country Community Foundation is partnering with the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund, the Arts Work Fund, Arts Alliance Illinois, and other community foundations around the state to provide unrestricted general operating support to arts organizations in LaSalle, Bureau and Putnam counties who are struggling with immediate lost revenue and non-recoverable expenses due to COVID-19.|
Please review the following: Funding will be unrestricted. New applications are being accepted from arts organizations operating in and serving the counties listed above. We will also be considering existing applications previously submitted to the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund by arts organizations in the Starved Rock Region. Organizations must hold 501c3 nonprofit status from the IRS. Grant size will be determined by available funding and based on the organizational budget and the extent of lost revenue and non-recoverable expenses incurred due to COVID-19. Organizations that have previously received a grant from the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund are not eligible.
The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2020. The brief application requires the following information: We are partnering with the Chicago Community Trust. As such, you will need to complete their organizational profile. Please review these instructions for completing the organization profile before you begin.A description of the impact COVID-19 has had on immediate lost revenue or non-recoverable expenses to your organization.Any additional information you would like to provide about your organization’s current situation.
TO APPLY: For more information and to apply, click HERE and navigate to the Funding Opportunities tab. Grant application portal opens June 24, 2020.
Your unrestricted donation to the Leadership Fund for Now is just that, a gift for NOW. It enables us to operate, provides funds for immediate distribution to area agencies and charitable initiatives and helps us build the core administrative fund. The Leadership Fund for Now is made up of unrestricted donations, earnings on investments, and administrative fees. This is where we need your donation the most.