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Area nonprofits can apply for a Community Commitment Grant

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Community Foundation of East Central Illinois opens up these grants each year, which are funded by “endowments from generous donors leaving a legacy for future generations.” This year, there is $150,000 to distribute to area nonprofits to fund projects that:

  • Suggest practical approaches to addressing community problems
  • Promote collaboration and cooperation among agencies
  • Generate community support, both professional and volunteer
  • Strengthen an agency’s effectiveness or stability

The full application details and requirements can be found here. The application is due August 31st.

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