IPCF Grant Application Windows

The Women to Women and Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) grant cycles will be open from Oct. 1 – 31, 2017. See below for details on each type of grant.

See criteria common to all grant types here.

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Grant

  • Fall application time table
  • Grants available for projects and programs that focus on youth or significantly impact youth
  • Application window will be open Oct. 1 – 31, 2017. 
  • $10,000 available for 2018 grants

Women to Women Giving Circle Grants

  • Fall application time table
  • Grants available for projects and programs that encourage advancement and opportunities for local area women and children and may be limited in scope to particular area concern
  • The W2W grant focus for 2018 will be on programs that develop the potential for all girls in our community aged 0-5 and their support networks (families, teachers, caregivers); applicants will be required to collaborate with another organization on the grant program
  • Application window will be open Oct. 1 – 31, 2017
  • $40,000 available for 2018 grants; $15,000 grant limit for each program

General Grants (Education, Environment, Health and Wellness, Youth)

  • Winter-spring application time table
  • Grants available in the fields of education, environment, health and wellness, and youth
  • Next application window opens late January/early February 2018

IPCF/Mirza Arts and Culture Grants 

  • Winter-spring application time table
  • Grants available in the fields of art education and enrichment, and performing, visual and literary arts
  • Next application window opens late January/early February 2018

Sol Shulman Jewish Education and Life Grants 

  • Winter-spring application time table
  • Grants available for educational programs and materials, Jewish-themed arts, music, and theater programs, and Jewish cultural enrichment programs in McLean County that are open to all
  • Next application window opens late January/early February 2018