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grants cycles

Relevant dates and resources are listed for open application grants programs, and for by invitation only grants programs. Learn about all of the grant opportunities.

resources for all grants programs

Eligibility requirements: Any group or organization providing services to Evanston residents may apply for a grant that is either a 501(c)(3) organization, school, or government entity or group who has a fiscal sponsor that qualifies as a tax-exempt organization under Sec. 501(3)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All proposals must address issues, concerns, or opportunities in the Evanston community.

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open applications

grant program RFP and guidelines key dates

application materials

and

forms and materials for current grantee organizations

Climate Action Fund Grants to improve energy efficiency. apply anytime for more information contact Jan Fischer
Responsive Grants

■ theory of change

RFP

LOI

 

Letter of inquiry is due on January 15.

application materials

samples from 2019 process
Letter of Inquiry

project budget (template)

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current 2018-2019 grantees

calendar (2018-2019)
sample agreement


reporting documents for 2018-2019
GRANT PERIOD began July 1, 2018.

all reporting documents

planning and evaluation worksheet and proposed budget were due by June 19, 2018

interim report and interim budget due by December 3, 2018

final report and final budget due by July 15, 2018

Rolling Grants

RFP

apply anytime for consideration by the grants committee on a quarterly basis (Mar., Jun., Sept., Dec.)

 application materials
Rolling Grants proposal

Rolling Grants project budget form

 

current grantee organizations to submit at end of grant year

Rolling Grants final report form

Rolling Grants project budget form


root2fruit Grants

 

(* root2fruit alumni see below for by invitation only grants)

guidelines

RFP

 

 

application deadline October 1, 2019.

application materials
online application

 

sample documents
planning and evaluation materials

 

current grantees
Interim report completed June 25, 2018

final report - 1st & 2nd year grantees, due December 14, 2018

final report - 3rd year graduating grantees, due December 14, 2018

by invitation only

grant program RFP and guidelines key dates

application materials

and

forms and materials for current grantee organizations

Building the Future major gift challenge closed provide materials as detailed in overview document
Communityworks

 

closed by invitation only
Evanston Cradle to Career

guidelines

Only for Evanston Cradle to Career organizations. Action Plan proposals due September 7, 2018 (revised date).

 application materials

proposal

budget template


root2fruit alumni Grants

 

guidelines

 

 

Next cycle: due October 16

sample documents from 2017 to apply

online using eGrant


current alumni grantee organizations
submitted Dec. 4, 2017

year-end final report