Funding Innovative Projects
Don Benedict Fund
CRS honors the memory of former Executive Director Don Benedict by funding innovative pilot projects within Illinois which address a major urban issue effectively in a three to five year period. Priority will be given to projects within the Chicago metropolitan area.
Grant(s) will range from $2,500-$15,000, contingent on the project and the merits of the proposal. To apply, view the proposal guidelines. Please include complete contact information for your project administrator, including name, email, phone number and physical address. You may submit applications via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Community Renewal Society
Attn: Don Benedict Committee
111 West Jackson Blvd. Ste. 820
Chicago, IL 60604
Please send any questions to the above email or call Beth Babbitt Borst, 312-673-3835.
2019 Grantees - applications were due on May 15, 2019.