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 Foundations Web site at www.cfnil.org 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.