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Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

For Grantseekers

We have provided a number of resources related to private foundation grantmaking:

  • A Readiness Checklist to assist Illinois faculty and staff in the foundation grant submission process.

  • A list of foundation funders by interest area, as well as databases and tools that will make identification of sponsors for your project a bit easier. In addition, a list of foundations that are managed through our office can be found here.

  • Helpful guides to assist in developing letters of inquiry, full proposals, and budgets, including our Proposal Development Form.

  • Current requests for proposals and other deadline-driven funding opportunities.

  • A variety of tips that will help you support your grantwriting, research, and stewardship activities.

  • Links to related webinars and tutorials.