The Community Foundation of Central Illinois is currently accepting grant proposals from non-profit organizations within a 50-mile radius of Peoria.

 

Proposals must be received at the Community Foundation of Central Illinois office by 4:30 p.m. Sept. 15.  Proposals received after this date will not be accepted.


The Community Foundation of Central Illinois is currently accepting grant proposals from non-profit organizations within a 50-mile radius of Peoria.
 
Proposals must be received at the Community Foundation of Central Illinois office by 4:30 p.m. Sept. 15.  Proposals received after this date will not be accepted.

 Newly revised grant guidelines may be downloaded from the CFCI website at www.communityfoundationci.org, and are available at the office, 331 Fulton Street, Suite 310, Peoria, Illinois 61602.

 The Community Foundation’s purpose is to assist projects in the fields of education, arts, health, human services, community service or community development and advance one or more of the following objectives:

• address and help resolve important existing or emerging community issues.

• support new and creative projects and organizations offering the greatest opportunity for positive and significant change.

 • promote cooperation and collaboration among organizations.

• identify, enhance and develop leadership in the community through creative and innovative activities which empower individuals.

• and improve the quality or scope of charitable work in the community.

 The Community Foundation of Central Illinois does not provide grant funding for annual campaigns, individuals, endowments or for sectarian religious purposes.

 For questions regarding the Community Foundation of Central Illinois’ Fall 2010 Grant Cycle, call 674-8730.

The Community Foundation of Central Illinois (CFCI) has served Central Illinois for more than 22 years. Formed in 1988 as the Peoria Area Community Foundation, CFCI supports initiatives and innovative approaches to addressing the changing needs of the region.   

Its purpose is to strengthen the community through engaged grant making and strategic partnerships with other organizations.  Its giving is focused on arts and culture, education, health and human services and community development.