Community Grants Program

January 14, 2016


The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois attracts, grows, and preserves an endowment for the current and future needs of the people of Northern Illinois. Five grant programs have been consolidated in the Community Grants Program, with one application process, to support nonprofits working in six areas: Arts & Humanities, Education, Health, Human Services, Sustainable Development, and Youth & Families. Within the category of Health, priorities include supporting wellness and conducting research to promote the health & wellbeing of the Rockford community. There are 2 cycles per year with applications due October 1 and April 1.