||Robert R. McCormick Foundation
205 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601
||Most grants are given in Illinois. A handful of grants are given in Colorado, Florida, California and New York
|What is Funded
||The Education Program funds a wide variety of organizations and activities that advance its mission through one or more of its priority areas. Areas of support include public policy, public awareness and building quality infrastructure.
|Who is Eligible
||nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations
||"The Foundation does not support individual scholarships or individual early childhood education programs. (For example, we do not support home-based, center-based or school-based providers’ requests for funds to cover the costs of field trips, supplies, equipment, operations, etc.) The Foundation also does not fund programs that advance a particular religious or sectarian purpose, partisan political or electoral activities, endowments, or individual scholarships or personal research projects."
|How to Apply
||Go to their website and click on the link for Apply For a Grant. They ask that you submit a Letter of Inquiry and if they are interested in a full proposal, they will contact you.
||Letter of inquiry due January 2nd.