Community Grants

Thank you for your interest in applying for a Community Grant. Grant applications are accepted all year. We review and evaluate grant applications at the end of every quarter. Successful applicants will be notified within four weeks after the end of the quarter.

Grant Information

About SRCCF Community Grants

Non-Profit Organizations: Grants are available to non-profit organizations throughout LaSalle, Bureau, and Putnam Counties. Proof of non-profit status is required, and a copy of your 501(c)3 letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) must be attached to your grant application

Schools, Libraries, Community Groups: Grants must be used for charitable purposes that serve a broad range of the community at large. Any grant dollars not utilized for the stated purpose must be returned.

Grant Checks

Grant checks will be released upon approval of the application.

Grant Approval

Grant awards are subject to availability of funds and the impact the program, project or initiative will have in the community. This is a competitive grant opportunity and applications will be evaluated by the Board of Directors of the SRCCF. You may be contacted by a Board Member for more information and/or a visit to your organization.

Final Reports

Final Reports may be required. If so, your final report is due to the SRCCF office no later than 60 days after the completion of the project, event, or initiative. No additional awards will be granted unless the final report for an existing grant is received.

Community Grant Documents

Get Started by downloading the Community Grant Application Form

Submit your application

Submit your application and required documents using the form below, and a member of our team will be in touch with you if we need additional information.

Featured Story

Braveheart receives SRCCF grant for children's advocacy efforts

Braveheart Children’s Advocacy Center recently received a $1,500 community grant from the Starved Rock Country Community Foundation.

The grant will support Braveheart’s mission and provide “Calm and Care bags” to aid in restfulness and sleep for children ages 5 to 17 who have experienced trauma.