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Grand Victoria Foundation (Illinois)

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    Funder Type

    Private Foundation

    IT Classification

    C - Funds little to no technology


    Grand Victoria Foundation


    Grand Victoria Foundation invests resources to build strong communities by strengthening early childhood education, protecting natural lands and waterways, and promoting a robust system of employment development.

    The foundation's grant making is organized into five program areas:

    • Economy
    • Education
    • Elgin
    • Engagement
    • Environment

    History of Funding

    2020 award recipients are available here:

    Additional Information

    Additional program requirements and budget restrictions exist for each program category. Interested applicants should view more information on program webpages.


    Jeanna Rathell

    Jeanna Rathell
    230 West Monroe Street Suite 2530
    Chicago, IL 60606
    (312) 609-0200
    (312) 658-0738

  • Eligibility Details

    Eligible applicants are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations benefiting one of the following geographies: (1) The entire state of Illinois; (2) The Chicago Metropolitan Region; or (3) Suburban neighborhoods in Cook, Lake, Kane, Will, DuPage, Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, or Kendall Counties.

    Deadline Details

    Letters of Inquiry for all program areas are accepted on a rolling basis.

    Award Details

    Individual awards amounts vary based on program category and project scope.

    The Foundation partners with organizations working to achieve equitable outcomes that reduce disparities. Results that partners might realize are:  

    • improved policies or practices
    • increased access to resources for people and communities of most need
    • relationships that include viewpoints of people with diverse perspectives
    • sharing and shifting of power to promote and achieve equity
    • improved capacity and effectiveness to carry out systems change  

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