The Foundation makes approximately $2.7 million in grants per year.
Grant requests are typically in the range of $15,000 to $50,000
While a 501(c)(3) designation is preferred, the organization may on occasion partner with a 501(c)(3) as its fiscal agent. Please contact the Field Foundation to clarify and confirm eligibility.
Yes. If you are unable to submit your LOI or proposal via our online platform, we will work with you to submit hard copies of your forms. In this case, please contact a program officer before submitting an LOI.
Yes. Your LOI should be submitted via our online portal. After all LOIs have been submitted, we will open the full proposal to selected organizations.
The Foundation supports institutions and agencies primarily serving the people of Chicago. Our funding breakdown by community can be found here, or in our guidelines.
An organization can submit only one proposal per cycle and may only receive one grant every twelve months.
Grants are renewable through separate requests annually.