Can my nonprofit organization apply to the Communities
Program for support?
It depends on where your organization is located and what programs
it provides. Please refer to the Grantseekers section of this web site for information
on how to apply for a Communities Program grant.
Is the Communities Program accepting new partners?
In an effort to manage program growth, we are not currently accepting
new program partners.
How large is the typical Communities Program grant?
Communities Program grants generally range from $5,000 to $50,000.
What is the relationship between Tribune Company and the McCormick Foundation?
The McCormick Foundation is an independent public charity, separate from the Tribune Company. However, the McCormick Foundation
and the Tribune organization do share a common legacy: the life and work of Col. Robert R. McCormick.
My local newspaper is a Communities Program partner. A favorable
article about my nonprofit agency appeared recently in the paper, but my grant application
to the newspaper's fund was declined. Why?
The Foundation is an independent nonprofit, completely separate from the Tribune