WEB EXCLUSIVE: Grants available for neighborhood-based groups
Grant applications are available from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois for neighborhood organizations working to preserve or improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods. Grant amounts range from $500 to $2,500 and are available to groups in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago counties. The application and eligibility requirements are available at the Foundation Web site at www.cfnil.org or by calling Senior Program Officer Barbara Nelson at 962-2110, ext. 15. Application deadline is Feb. 17.