Mount Carroll Community Foundation Grant

  • maximum awarded per application: up to $1,000

  • available: $2,500

  • contact: Lisa Stachula

  • opens: April 30

  • deadline: June 30

PURPOSE

The Mount Carroll Community Foundation is here to help our community's charitable projects and programs contribute to the quality of life in our community. One of the ways that is done is through grant awards.

Founded in 2011, the Mount Carroll Community Foundation, a component fund of the Quad Cities Community Foundation, annually distributes funds from its endowment earnings to community non-profit organizations that enhance the quality of life in the community we serve. 


APPLICATION PROCESS

The Mount Carroll Community Foundation, as a component fund of the Quad Cities Community Foundation, uses the Community Foundation’s online grants system. This allows our applicants to complete, save, and submit their grant applications and final reports in one place and have ongoing access to them. 

Applicants can create their own organizational profile and login information on the system. They can then select the "Mount Carroll Community Foundation Grants" opportunity from the list and create an application.

Before you access the grants system, please take the following steps:

  • Visit the Grantseeker Resources page for information on preparing to submit a grant application and resources for using our online grants system.

  • So that you don't miss any important communication from us, please add this email address to your email contact lists: administrator@grantinterface.com. Automated emails from the online grants system will come from this address. (Do not send emails to this address.)

To create your login and apply for a grant, click here.

If you have any questions, please contact the Mount Carroll Community Foundation at 844-550-4100 toll free or MountCarrollCF@QCCommunityFoundation.org, or Mike Risko, Affiliate Advisory Board member at mriskojr@gmail.com.


Eligibility

  • Grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations for projects or programs that are located in or serve Mount Carroll, Illinois.

  • Qualified organizations include those recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and governmental entities.

  • Organizations working in the field(s) of health and human services, education, the arts, the environment, youth services, social services and any other charitable field are eligible to receive grants from our granting programs.

  • Grants are not awarded for the following areas: annual fund raising, organizational endowment funds, deficit financing, grants to individuals, or for sectarian purposes.

  • When a grant check is cashed, the organization is obligated to use it for the purpose given in the application. Projects may not be altered from what was proposed in the application.

HAVE QUESTIONS?

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We’re here to help you to be as successful as you can with your grant application. To discuss if your project is the right fit, contact:

Lisa Stachula / email
Call (563) 326-2840


Final Reports

Grant recipients will be assigned a final report form to complete in the same system where they completed the application. Grant recipients are required to file a final report describing the use of the funds, including copies of invoices paid as part of the project, after the project/program is completed or by February 1 of the following year. An organization shall be ineligible for future Mount Carroll Community Foundation grant funds until a completed report has been received.

Click here to log in and complete your final report for the Mount Carroll Community Foundation grant you received.