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The Foundations of East Chicago Grant Opportunities

General Operating Grants (Sustaining Grants)

General Operating grants awards are made to provide one time supplemental funding to a qualified agency that has demonstrated a budget shortfall.  Funds are restricted to operating expenses outside of salaries and must be used for designated purposes as detailed in the grant application.  General Operating awards must be used during the 2018 calendar year. 

No Mandatory meeting will be haild for this grand cycle.
Applications available on-line beginning August 8, 2017. 
Applications due August 25, 2017.  An application received after the deadline will be ineligible for funding.
Award announcements will be released in November 2017.

To apply or learn more about our Sustaining Grants click here.


 Program Grants
Program grants - are annual grants that are directed to support specific programs that meet FEC priorities. Programs must have a definitive plan with measurable outcomes and must have an operational plan that demonstrates potential for success.
Applications available on-line beginning December 4, 2017.
Applications due January 8, 2018 by 12:00 p.m. (noon) CST. Applications received after the deadline are ineligible for funding. 
Award announcements will be released in March 2018.
Questions related to any grant processes and procedures can be addressed to Janet Wozniak, or Raquel Avila,

To apply or learn more about our Program Grants click here.

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