FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan MacLean
847.377.0520 ext. 23
Community Foundation Announces 2013 Grant Cycle
January 15, 2013, Lake County, Illinois —The Lake County Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for 2013. The Foundation follows an annual process whereby eligible nonprofits may apply for funding. The project screening form submission deadline is February 21, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. For more details and information about eligibility, please visit www.lakecountycf.org/apply/home.
The Lake County Community Foundation asserts that the quality of life of Lake County can be improved through an earnest effort to bring organizations, government, businesses, corporations and civic leaders together to establish a common vision, adopt a shared set of measurable goals and pursue evidence-based activities that reinforce one another’s goals as a means of addressing the most pressing needs of our community.
The Foundation’s grant making is a highly competitive process. With an emphasis on being both proactive to opportunities in the community that advance its mission and responsive to urgent needs, the Foundation will focus on making measurable impact on high priority issues with its limited available funding and additional resources.
The Foundation envisions a county-wide health and human services delivery system that is robust and thriving with a network of providers capable of achieving the greatest impact on the urgent needs of the most vulnerable residents of the county. With an emphasis on partnership and collaboration and using innovation and organizational strength as its compass, the system will foster transformational change in communities across the county.
The mission of The Lake County Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable residents of the county by providing civic leadership, promoting collective philanthropy and partnering with our grant recipients.
About The Lake County Community Foundation
Since 2003, The Lake County Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Chicago Community Trust, has partnered with donors to leverage and guide their philanthropy to help transform the lives of the most vulnerable people across our county. The Foundation has contributed over $2 million to nonprofit organizations that support basic human needs, community development, education and health throughout Lake County, IL. By connecting the generosity of donors across Lake County with the most pressing needs of the community, we ensure that our county thrives today and for generations to come. Please visit: www.lakecountycf.org