||Polk Bros. Foundation
|| Adult Education, K-12
Polk Bros. Foundation
20 West Kinzie Street
Chicago, Illinois 60610-4600
||$25,000 and up
|What is Funded
||The Foundation's Education grant-making supports programs that prepare students for long-term success in school, college and careers. Our continuing commitment to education focuses on building students' skills in core academic subjects and improving schools by strengthening the skills of Chicago public school principals, teachers and parents and by fostering a learning climate in which all students can succeed.
|Who is Eligible
||non-profit organizations with 501 (c) (3) status
||The Polk Bros. Foundation will not support:
» Organizations that devote a substantial portion of their activities to attempting to influence legislation or to participating in campaigns on behalf of candidates for public office;
» Religious institutions seeking support for programs whose participants are restricted by religious affiliation or whose services promote a particular creed;
» Purchase of dinner or raffle tickets or advertising in dinner programs;
» Medical, scientific, or academic research;
» Grants to individuals;
» Tax-generating entities (municipalities, school districts, etc.) for services within their normal responsibilities.
|How to Apply
||Visit their website. Click on the "Applicaton Procedure" link. Click on the link to a pre-application. This must be filled out to determine if your organization is eligible for the funds.
|| February, May, August, November