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BACF

Addressing the unmet needs of the community

Our Purpose

The purpose of the Barrington Area Community Foundation is to establish a permanent, long-term fund for the betterment of the community. The Foundation will use the annual proceeds to support initiatives that benefit the community and maintain our quality of life.

Grants

Each grant recipient demonstrated it was reaching an unserved group of local citizens with a program that did not duplicate other community charities. All grants are audited and reported to the community. The Foundation will not grant to organizations that are largely tax-supported.

Current Net Assets – 2019

The Barrington Area Community Foundation net assets is currently over $6.5 million.

BACF Purpose

To establish a permanent, long-term fund for the betterment of the community.

The Foundation will use the annual proceeds to support initiatives that benefit the community and maintain our quality of life.

2019 Grant Recipients

BARRINGTON AREA CONSERVATION TRUST

BARRINGTON AREA COUNCIL ON AGING (BACOA)

BARRINGTON CHILDREN’S CHOIR

BARRINGTON DANCE ENSEMBLE

BARRINGTON GIVING DAY

BARRINGTON YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES (BYFS)

BARRINGTON’S WHITE HOUSE – 2 PROJECTS

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF DUNDEE TOWNSHIP

BSTRONG TOGETHER

COUNTRYSIDE ELEMENTARY PTO

ELGIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

FLINT CREEK/SPRING CREEK WATERSHEDS PARTNERSHIP

HOPE’S IN NFP

JOURNEYCARE FOUNDATION

JUDSON UNIVERSITY

KALEIDOSCOPE SCHOOL OF FINE ART, INC.

LET IT BE US

LOVE INC LAKE COUNTY SOUTHWEST

MANE IN HEAVEN

MINDFUL WASTE

PATHWAY TO ADVENTURE COUNCIL, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

PHIL’S FRIENDS NFP

SAMARITAN COUNSELING CENTER OF THE NORTHWEST SUBURBS

SMART FARM OF BARRINGTON

SPECIAL GIFTS THEATRE

THE BUILD TEAM – 2019 COLLABORATION AWARD

THE FIRST TEE OF CHICAGO FOUNDATION

THE PARKER PLAYHOUSE

URBAN CONSULATE

WALK ON

WINGS PROGRAM, INC.

BEST USE OF VOLUNTEERS IN 2019:  BARRINGTON WHITE HOUSE.

2021 Grant Workshop

Download slides from the latest Workshop: Workshop Slides for 2019

EventDateTimeLocation
Virtual Grant WorkshopThursday, November 12, 2020TBDCheck back for a link to the Live Workshop
Applications OpenTuesday, December 1, 2020
Grant Applications DeadlineFriday, January 22, 2021Deadline for Grant Application Submission
Grant Primary InterviewsFebruary 2021, date TBDDeadline for Primary Interviews
Grant Second InterviewsMarch 2021, date TBDAll Day – Friday and SaturdayTBD
Grant Awards BreakfastApril 2020, date TBDTBDTBD

Two Ways To Donate

Donate Online
After completing the online donation form, you will be directed to a secure Paypal processing form to enter your credit card information. Donate to BACF online.

Donate By Mail
BACF Mail-in Donation Form
BACF, 18-5 East Dundee Rd., Suite 300
Barrington, IL 60010.

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Barrington Area COVID Response Fund​

A special grant program to support organizations providing vital basic needs, services, and resources to individuals, families, and vulnerable populations who have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID virus.