New year, new grant cycle

     Community Foundation of Grundy County has announced it is now accepting grant applications for funding in 2018.
    Not-for-profit organizations providing services in Grundy County are welcome to submit applications for grant funding at any time of the year. Grant applications are reviewed monthly on the first Wednesday. Therefore, grant applications are due by the fourth Monday of the month. Application deadlines for the coming year are Feb. 26, March 26, April 23, May 28, June 25, July 23, Aug. 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 22, Nov. 26 and Dec. 24.
    To date, the maximum award is $5,000 per project. Ideas for capital purchases and/or pilot projects are given highest priority.  A brochure outlining what is required in the application can be viewed on the foundation’s website at
    Completed grant application packets should be mailed to the foundation at 520 W. Illinois Avenue, Morris, IL 60450. Questions can be directed to 815-941-0852 or by e-mail to