March 15 deadline for Aldeen Fund

The deadline for grant applications to the Margaret K. Aldeen Christian Ministry Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL) is March 15.

The fund, established through a generous bequest from Margaret K. Aldeen, provides about $11,000 every six months in grants for projects that meet the food, housing and medical needs of the poor, primarily through organizations with a Christian emphasis.

Visit the Foundation’s Web site at to obtain an application, or call 962-2110, ext. 11, for information.

Through endowments, CFNIL is able to grant more than $300,000 annually to help strengthen charitable organizations in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago counties.

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