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News and Updates

EventDateDetails
Grant WorkshopThursday, November 10th, 20224:00 – 5:45pm workshop
5:45 – 7:00pm reception
Barrington White House
145 W. Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010
Applications OpenThursday, December 1, 2022
Grant Applications DeadlineFriday, January 20, 2023
Grant Primary InterviewsMonth of February 2023
Grant Second InterviewsMarch 3-4, 2023Location TBD
Grant Awards BreakfastMonday, April 17, 2023Barrington White House
145 W. Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010

Read more information about the Grant Workshop.

The Application Process

Follow these 4 steps to create an account, complete your organization profile, and submit your grant application. You can download the create account/application instructions here: BACF Account-Profile-Apply

  1. If this is the first time your organization is applying for a grant, please Register to Create an account. If you already have your username and password used for a previous application, proceed to step 2, and use them to login.
  2. Log in. Prior to applying for a grant, you must Create a Profile for your organization. If you already have a profile set up, please verify the profile information currently on file.
  3. Read about the Grant type you are applying for and gather up all the necessary documents.Please Note:
    Pursuant to Illinois statute, all charitable 501(c)(3) organizations who solicit donations are required to file an annual report with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office.

    With your application documents, we will request that you upload copies of your previous 2 annual reports.

    If you have not filled this out before, you can print and fill it out, and label it as draft and with the date of submission on the top of the form. If you are less than 2 years old submit only the applicable years. Link to Illinois Charitable Organization Annual Report

  4. Complete the online application.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

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