The Freeport Community Foundation will host a Grant Writers meeting on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm at the Freeport Community Foundation, 524 W. Stephenson St., Freeport, IL.

The Grant Writers meeting will include an overview of the Freeport Community Foundation, grant writing tips, grant application and forms. The meeting is open to any 501(c)3 organization interested in applying for grants from the Foundation. The Foundation strongly encourages organizations who are interested in applying for a grant to attend the meeting.

Please RSVP to the Foundation by Monday, February 19, if your organization will be attending.

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The Freeport Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for its spring 2018 grant cycle. On-line application procedure and grant guidelines are available on the website at , by calling the Foundation at 815-801-3035, or emailing to

Online registration is required of all FCF grant applicants. Please go to and follow the instructions for help completing the registration. The online grant application is found at

Online applications must be submitted to the Freeport Community Foundation by 4:00 pm. March 16, 2018. Any 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization in Stephenson, Jo Daviess, and Carroll counties may apply. Grant awards will be announced by May 8, 2018.     The Freeport Community Foundation is particularly interested in funding initiatives that are collaborative, inclusive, and responsive to the needs of the community.


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