Grant Details

Lloyd A. Fry Foundation (Chicago, Illinois)

 
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    CFDA#

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    Funder Type

    Private Foundation

    IT Classification

    C - Funds little to no technology

    Authority

    Lloyd A. Fry Foundation

    Summary

    The Lloyd A. Fry Foundation supports organizations with the strength and commitment to address persistent problems of urban Chicago resulting from poverty, violence, ignorance, and despair. We seek to build the capacity of individuals and the systems that serve them. Our vision is a Chicago that offers education, prosperity and hope for all.


    The Foundation focuses on programs that improve conditions for low-income, underserved communities in Chicago, and we are especially interested in efforts that will foster learning and innovation. The Foundation awards grants in four program areas:

    1. Arts Learning,
    2. Education,
    3. Employment, and
    4. Health.

    Across all four program areas, priority is given to:

    • Programs with a demonstrated record of high-quality, effective services
    • Efforts to improve the quality and effectiveness of programs and services (these might include program design, evaluation or staff development efforts, among others)
    • The development of innovative approaches that will contribute valuable examples, information, and knowledge to others working in the field
    • The Foundation also considers policy advocacy efforts that help ensure low-income communities and individuals in Chicago are treated fairly and have access to the services they need and deserve.
     

    History of Funding

    Previous awardees can be viewed here: https://www.fryfoundation.org/program-areas/grants-awarded/2019/

    Additional Information

    In general, the Foundation does not make grants to individuals, governmental entities, or 509(a)(3) supporting organizations, although exceptions sometimes are made for publicly supported charities. They also do not provide funding for: general operating expenses for new grantees, capital projects, endowments, fundraising events, political activities, medical research, or religious purposes.

    Contacts

    Lisa Brock

    Lisa Brock
    120 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 1950
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (312) 580-0310
    (312) 580-0980

    Unmi Song

    Unmi Song
    120 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 1950
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (312) 580-0310
    (312) 580-0980
     

  • Eligibility Details

    The Foundation makes grants only to tax-exempt organizations and rarely funds organizations outside Chicago.

    Deadline Details

    Applications are to be submitted by the following dates, annually:

    • March 1 - for Arts Learning, Education & Health grants; reviewed in May
    • June 1 - Arts Learning, Education, & Employment grants; reviewed in August
    • September 1 - Arts Learning, Employment, & Health grants; reviewed in November
    • December 1 - for Education, Employment, & Health grants; reviewed in February

    Award Details

    Award amounts vary. 

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